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TEMPLE RELIEF

TEMPLE RELIEF


Limestone.
Height. 37 cm, length. 33.5 cm.
Provenance: funeral temple of Mentouhotem II, Deïr el-Bahari.
Middle Empire, XIth Dynasty, ca. 2000 B.C.
Acquired in 1936 from the Bissing Collection.
Munich, Staatliche Sammlung Ägyptischer Kunst.
No. ÄS 1621.


This relief fragment from the tomb of one of the wives of King Mentouhotep II, at Deïr el-Bahari portrays the queen with clearly Nubian features




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