Fragment of relief with butchering scene
Late Period, Dynasty 25–26
Findspot: Egypt, Thebes, Tomb of Mentuemhat
Height x width: 33.0 x 33.7 cm (13 x 13 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Two men butchering a bull; in sunk relief. From the tomb of Mentuemhat at Thebes. Man facing right holds hind leg of animal with both hands while second man holds leg with left hand and wields knife with right. Foot of a third person in lower left corner.
From Thebes, Tomb of Mentuemhat. By 1965: with M. Girod-Mallon; 1965: Purchased from M. Girod-Mallon by the MFA.
(Accession Date: December 6, 1965)
Egyptian Curator's Fund