Fragment from a battle scene depicting a foreigner throwing a spear and holding a distinctive shield

Period: Middle Kingdom
Dynasty: Dynasty 12
Reign: reign of Senwosret I
Date: ca. 1961–1917 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht South, Pyramid Temple of Senwosret I, Causeway (by comparison only), MMA excavations
Medium: Limestone, paint
Dimensions: h. 22 cm (8 11/16 in); w. 22 cm (8 11/16 in)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number: 13.235.3

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