Relief fragment - 910.34.97_1


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
22 x 13 x 4.6 cm
Object number: 910.34.97
Not on view
DescriptionThis fragment from the 11th Dynasty temple of Nebhepetre Montuhotep shows the bottom of the sail of a large boat, a small figure of a man at lower left, and a rack with fish and other elements set up amidships.
Though part of a naval scene, it is not possible to determine to what specific kind of scene (boat procession, trading, warfare) this piece belonged.
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