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Relief fragment from the tomb of Neferu

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. 7 x W. 14 cm (2 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1926
Accession Number:
26.3.353kk
Not on view
For reliefs from the tomb of Neferu, see 26.3.353* and 31.3.1.
Museum excavations, 1923-25. 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, Part I: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 159.

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