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Relief fragment possibly from the tomb of Mereri

Period:
Old Kingdom–First Intermediate Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 7–10 (?)
Date:
ca. 2100–2090 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Northern Upper Egypt, Dendera, Tomb of Mereri, Behind Temple of Hathor
Medium:
Stone
Credit Line:
Gift of Egypt Exploration Fund, 1898
Accession Number:
98.4.76i
Not on view
One of 45 relief fragments from Dendera, possibly from the tomb of the Overseer of Priests and Keeper of the Sacred Cattle, Mereri.
Excavated by the Egypt Exploration fund at Dendera. Received by the E.E.F. from the Egyptian government in the division of finds. Allotted to the Metropolitan Museum, 1898.

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