Relief of women carrying a jar

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11, reign of Mentuhotep II
2061–2040 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Deir el-Bahari, Chapel of Queen Neferu (Nofru)

Dimensions

Width x height: 32.5 x 22 cm (12 13/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1973.147

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Fragment of raised relief from the chapel of Queen Nofru at Deir el-Bahri. The scene depicts two serving women carrying a large pottery vessel in a rope sling suspended from a pole.

Provenance

By 1973: with Charles D. Kelekian, New York; purchased by the MFA from Charles D. Kelekian March 14, 1973.
(Accession Date: March 14, 1973)

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund