Ancient Art Department

Ancient Art Council
Legion of Honor

100 34th Avenue, Lincoln Park
San Francisco, CA 94121

Relief from the Tomb of Mentuemhet

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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.

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Limestone with polychrome

H 14 x W 18

Museum purchase, M. H. de Young Memorial Museum


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