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Relief scene of man with haunch of beef

760–525 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width: 26.0 x 26.0 cm (10 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

65.1687

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements , Relief

Man, facing right, carries haunch of beef over shoulder. Cut of meat (?) on string over right arm. Sunk relief. From the tomb of Mentuemhat at Thebes. Inscription. Head of duck lower left. Left lower portion broken.

Provenance

From Thebes, Tomb of Mentuemhat. By 1965: M. Girod-Mallon Collection; 1965: Purchased from M. Girod-Mallon by the MFA. (Accession Date: December 8, 1965)

Credit Line

Egyptian Curator's Fund