Relief from the tomb of Queen Neferu: parts of one female and one male attendant (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. 23 x W. 29 cm (9 1/16 x 11 7/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1926
Accession Number:
26.3.353m
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 104
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The fragment bears the name of an overseer, Mentunakht
Museum excavations, 1923-1925. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. Cambridge, Mass.: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 159.