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Fragment of relief with butchering scene

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Two men butchering a bull; in sunk relief. From the tomb of Mentuemhat at Thebes. Man facing right holds hind leg of animal with both hands while second man holds leg with left hand and wields knife with right. Foot of a third person in lower left corner.


From Thebes, Tomb of Mentuemhat. By 1965: with M. Girod-Mallon; 1965: Purchased from M. Girod-Mallon by the MFA. (Accession Date: Decemeber 6, 1965)

Credit Line

Egyptian Curator's Fund

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 25–26, 760–525 B.C.


Thebes, Egypt


Height x width: 33.0 x 33.7 cm (13 x 13 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief