Mentuhotep II Head

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 17 June 2013
Mentuhotep II Head

Limestone head of Egyptian pharaoh Mentuhotep II, 11th Dynasty 2061-2010 BCE. The head comes from a column of the mortuary temple Deir el-Bahari at Thebes West. Mentuhotep II was the Theban king who ruled for half a century and reunified Egypt at the end of the First Intermediate Period 2134-2040 BCE. (Vatican Museums, Rome).


About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2013, June 17). Mentuhotep II Head. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/1292/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Mentuhotep II Head." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 17, 2013. https://www.ancient.eu/image/1292/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Mentuhotep II Head." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 17 Jun 2013. Web. 13 Nov 2019.

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