Relief fragment with a cobra on the royal head

Period: Middle Kingdom
Dynasty: Dynasty 11
Reign: reign of Mentuhotep II, later
Date: ca. 2020–2000 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Temple of Mentuhotep II
Medium: Painted indurated limestone
Dimensions: H. 9 7/16 in. (24 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Egypt Exploration Fund, 1906
Accession Number: 06.1231.37

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