Relief fragment - 910.34.121_1

910.34.121_1

Relief fragment

Medium:Limestone
Geography: Excavated at Deir el-Bahri, Egypt
Date: c. 2055-2004 BC
Period: Reign of Mentuhotep II, 11th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom
Dimensions:
13.7 x 9.5 x 2.8 cm
Object number: 910.34.121
Not on view
Description

This fragment of relief from the Akh-swt Temple of Nebhepetre Montuhotep shows part of the yardarm and sail of a large boat, with rigging.  It may have formed part of the series of images showing a trading mission to Punt, or, less likely, part of a battle scene.


Collection:
Egypt
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