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Relief of Senwosret I depicting offering bearers bringing food

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12
Reign:
reign of Senwosret I
Date:
ca. 1961–1917 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht South, Pyramid Temple of Senwosret I, Sanctuary, south wall, MMA excavations, 1908–09
Medium:
Limestone, paint
Dimensions:
As restored: h. 68.6 cm (27 in); w. 134.6 cm (53 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1909
Accession Number:
09.180.13d
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
The reliefs from the sanctuary of the funerary temple of Senwosret I are remarkable for their very high relief and abundant painted detail. These scene, put together from several fragments, comes from a procession of offering bearers carrying platters laden with food; this originally decorated the south wall.
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

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