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This large rectangular fragment executed in sunk relief depicts a winged falcon facing right with wings outstretched at a right angle. Beneath it is the cartouche of Mentuhotep III. On the right side are fragmentary vertical lists of offerings. Across the top of the block is a band of...

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From Abydos, Temple. 1903: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11, Nebhepetre Mentuhote, 2061–2010 B.C.


Abydos, Egypt


Overall: 37 x 10 x 120 cm (14 9/16 x 3 15/16 x 47 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief