Model Type
file of offering bearers / offering bearer
Description
Tooley (p219): Tomb 1525. Man. 6597a-b. H.29 cms. A pair of offering-bearers in single file with feet together wearing short skirts and short full bottomed hair. The skin tone is reddish. On the heads are trapezoid baskets supported by the straight left arms, with small birds in the vendant right hands. The crude triangular faces have wedge noses, no mouths and small eyes (1924, 7, XVII; Breasted 194B, 62). Dated 11 to early 12 dyn. (p. 21, 50).
Site
Sedment
Tomb
1525
Date
11 to early 12 dyn
Ref. for dating
Tooley p219
Museum
Manchester Museum , Manchester
Accession number
6597a-b
Breasted Classification
IV-1-3-C SERVANTS CARRYING SUPPLIES FOR DECEASED, AND FUNERAL SCENES - Servants Carrying Supplies for Deceased. - Women servants singly, or in rows of two or more, bring supplies for deceased. - Intermediate period.
Material
wood
Dimensions
Height 29 cm
References (Bibliography)
BreastedJnr-1948 , IV-1-3-C 9
Tooley-1989 , pp. 50,219
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