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Relief of a woman with a hairpin - see 26.3.353-5

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 11
Reign:
reign of Mentuhotep II
Date:
ca. 2051–2030 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb of Neferu (TT 319, MMA 31), Chapel, MMA excavations, 1923–25
Medium:
Limestone, paint
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1926
Accession Number:
26.3.353ww
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 104
This fragment depicts a woman wearing beaded head bands and a hairpin. For an example of the hairpin, see 07.228.165.

For other reliefs from the tomb of Neferu, see 26.3.353* and 31.3.1.
Museum excavations, 1923-25. Acquired in the division of finds., 1925.

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