Relief fragment - 910.34.64_1

910.34.64_1

Relief fragment

Medium:Limestone
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
Dimensions:
18 x 11.5 x 4.1 cm
Object number: 910.34.64
Not on view
DescriptionThis fragment from the 11th Dynasty temple of Nebhepetre Montuhotep at Deir el Bahari shows the decorated streamers at the back of a royal fillet.  The royal head was wearing a curled short wig.  The original location and function of the piece in the temple's decoration has not been determined.
Collection:
Egypt
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