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Relief from the tomb of Queen Neferu: part of a sunshade (see 26.3.353-1)

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. 21 x W. 15.5 cm (8 1/4 x 6 1/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1926
Accession Number:
26.3.353u
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 104
Museum excavations, 1923-1925. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

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