Only the feet and legs remain of the human figures in the upper register of this fragment survive. Below, the heiroglyphic symbol for the sky, decorated with stars, and a winged sun disc for the upper part of the next register. Red, green, blue and black paint remain.
From Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, temple of Mentuhotep II. 1907: excavated by by Edouard Naville for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting. (Accession date: Occtober 10, 1907)
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Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11, reign of Mentuhotep II, 2061–2010 B.C.