Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Relief fragment with aquatic plants at edge of pond, tomb of Mentuhotep

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12, early
Reign:
reign of Senwosret I, year 25 to end of reign
Date:
ca. 1937–1917 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht South, Pyramid Temple of Senwosret I, area of causeway, MMA excavations, 1912–13
Medium:
Limestone, paint
Dimensions:
h. 18 cm (7 1/16 in); w. 23 cm (9 1/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1908
Accession Number:
08.200.58
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 113
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

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