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
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