Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Relief fragment from shrine with part of a crown topped by two feathers

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, Temple of Mentuhotep II
Medium:
Limestone, paint
Dimensions:
H. 10.8 cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Henry George Fischer, 2003
Accession Number:
2003.578
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 105
Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund before 1906, acquired by the EEF in the division of finds. Given to the Museum in return for its contribution. Not accessioned. Released in the 1960s, and acquired by Dr. Henry Fischer. Donated to the Museum by Dr. Fischer, 2003.

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