Limestone. Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11, 2010-1998 B.C. reign of Mentuhotep II. From Thebes, Deir el-Bahri. The richly painted decoration of Mentuhotep's funerary temple at western Thebes showed him offering to and received by the gods. Here the king can be identified by his diadem wound round by a uraeus serpent, the protective goddess Wadjet.