Inscribed relief fragment from the shrine of a royal woman within the temple of Mentuhotep II
- Middle Kingdom
- Dynasty 11
- early reign of Mentuhotep II
- ca. 2051–2030 B.C.
- From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Temple of Mentuhotep II, Egypt Exploration Fund excavations, 1904–06
- Limestone, paint
- h. 9 x w. 8 cm (3 9/16 x 3 1/8 in.)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of Egypt Exploration Fund, 1906, 1907
- Accession Number:
This piece features part of an inscription in sunk relief. On the underside is part of a cavetto (a finishing element at the upper edge of a wall or door), indicating that this inscription originally sat at the very top of the chapel it derives from.