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A Fish in the Water below a Boat

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 11
Reign:
reign of Mentuhotep II
Date:
ca. 2051–2000 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Temple of Mentuhotep II, Egypt Exploration Fund excavations, 1906–07
Medium:
Limestone, paint
Credit Line:
Museum Accession
Accession Number:
X.453
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 104
Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund at Deir el Bahri. Allotted to the EEF by the Egyptian Government in the division of finds. Given by the EEF to the MMA by subscription.

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