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Egyptian

Relief from the Tomb of Mentuemhet

Limestone with polychrome , H 14 x W 18

Relief from the Tomb of Mentuemhet

Egyptian, Thebes, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 25-26, ca. 660-648 B.C.

Mentuemhet was the son of a prominent Theban family, and his tomb was one of the largest ever constructed in Egypt for a nonroyal. This fragment is a delicately cut painted wall relief from his tomb in western Thebes.

Museum purchase, M. H. de Young Memorial Museum

51.4.2

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