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Category

wall painting/relief

Name

relief

Description

head of king, part of crown, ankh-sign, fragment

Production Notes

The relief represents the god Amun: as identified by the plumes on his crown; a female, who can identified as either a member of the royal family or servant; a representation of the King, who recieves the gift of life from a god.

Field Collection

temple of Nebhepetre Montuhotep Deir el Bahri Egypt

Dimensions

length 7.5 cm
width 18.7 cm

Period

Eleventh Dynasty
Middle Kingdom

Date

circa 2055 B.C. — 2004 B.C.

Provenance

bequeathed: Gayer-Anderson, R.G. (Major) 1943 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Documentation

  1. Bourriau, J.D.
    (1988) Pharaohs and mortals; Egyptian art in the Middle Kingdom , Cambridge (Cambs.) (1988) Cambridge (Cambs.) [page: ]
    [comments: no.5]
  2. Porter, Bertha
    Moss, Rosalind
    Burney, Ethel W.
    Topographical bibliography of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic texts, reliefs and paintings. Vol.2, Theban temples [page: 397]
    [comments: 2nd edition]

Material/s

limestone

Accession Number

E.GA.3127.1943 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 57557; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-12)

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