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Relief of slaughtering and attendants moving to the left - see 26.3.353-3

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 11
Reign:
reign of Mentuhotep II, early
Date:
ca. 2051–2030 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb of Neferu (TT 319, MMA 31), MMA excavations, 1923–25
Medium:
Limestone, paint
Dimensions:
H. 58.5 x W. 89 cm (23 1/16 x 35 1/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1926; Rogers Fund, 1931; Purchase, Day Gamble Foundation, 1966
Accession Number:
26.3.353h
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 104
Museum excavations, 1923-1925. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

Winlock, Herbert E. 1924. "The Egyptian Expedition 1923-1924: The Museum's Excavations at Thebes." In The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, vol. 19, no. 12 (December, Supplement), p. 13, fig. 10.

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