Egyptian. <em>Raised Relief of Montuemhat(?)</em>, ca. 670–650 B.C.E. Limestone, 14 15/16 x 12 in. (38 x 30.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Mrs. Carl L. Selden, 1996.146.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1996.146.3_SL1.jpg)

Raised Relief of Montuemhat(?)


Medium: Limestone

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 670–650 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 14 15/16 x 12 in. (38 x 30.5 cm)


Museum Location: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 1996.146.3

Image: 1996.146.3_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Raised relief in limestone. Upper half of a figure of a nobleman facing right. The figure wears a plain wig and broad-collar necklace. His far hand is raised to his chest and holds a floral scepter (partially preserved). His near arm is extended forwards and downwards, and his missing near hand held an object (staff?) of which is preserved below the far forearm. Condition: Far elbow missing. Large chips in near forearm and before and behind head. Numerous long cracks, and much of the surface blackened by smoke. Object is set in plaster frame.

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