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Relief Fragments from the Henenu Stela

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 11
Reign:
reign of Mentuhotep II, late
Date:
ca. 2030–2000 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb of Henenu (TT 313, MMA 510)
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
L. 9.7 cm (3 13/16 in.); W. 2.8 cm (1 1/8 in.); D. 8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 2000
Accession Number:
2000.103b
Not on view
Excavated by the Metropolitan Museum of Art at Thebes, 1922-1923. Received from the Egyptian Government in the division of finds, 1926. Deaccessioned in 1950. Acquired by the Museum from Charles Ede Ltd., London, 2000.

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