Relief fragment - 910.34.141_1

910.34.141_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:
15 x 10.5 x 3.5 cm
Object number: 910.34.141
Not on view
DescriptionThe intricate pattern painted on this fragment from the 11th Dynasty Temple of Nebhepetre Montuhotep at Deir el Bahari may represent the weave of a basket of offerings.  It is possible that the piece should oriented differently, perhaps 180 degrees from the present image.
Collection:
Egypt
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