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Relief scene of man with haunch of beef

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Man, facing right, carries haunch of beef over shoulder. Cut of meat (?) on string over right arm. Sunk relief. From the tomb of Mentuemhat at Thebes. Inscription. Head of duck lower left. Left lower portion broken.

Provenance

From Thebes, Tomb of Mentuemhat. By 1965: M. Girdo-Mallon Collection; 1965: Purchased from M. Girod-Mallon by the MFA. (Accession Date: December 8, 1965)

Credit Line

Egyptian Curator's Fund

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

Findspot

Thebes, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 26.0 x 26.0 cm (10 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

65.1687

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief