Relief fragment - ROMEG_multi_124


Relief fragment

Geography: Excavated at the temple of Nebhepetre Montuhotep, Deir el-Bahri, Egypt
Date: c. 2055-2004 BC
Period: Reign of Mentuhotep II, 11th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom
14.8 x 14.2 x 3.3 cm
Object number: 910.34.36
Not on view

This fragment from Akh-Isut, the temple of Nebhepetre Montuhotep at Deir el Bahari shows the king facing right.  His royal beard has lost its colour, but is just visible below his chin.  The black chinstrap is still visible. His broad collar appears to have been formed of alternating rows of green and another colour beads.  The traces at the back of his neck suggest he was wearing the White Crown of the South.

The image is composed of 910.34.36 and 910.34.79, now joined.

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