Model Type
male porter / dwarf
Description
Breasted -- 7. Oxford, Ashmolean Museum. A short, stocky man, probably a dwarf, steadies his head load with right hand.
From Beni Hasan, tomb 575 (of Khetyi). Garstang, op. cit., fig. 131, second figure from right, p. 133.
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Garstang: vi. ... , dwarf carrying load on head.
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Tooley (p. 211-2): H.15.3 cms (plate 48:2). Male figure in walking pose wearing a short white kilt covered by a strip of linen, and cropped hair. On the head is a square load supported by the straight right arm, the left pendant. Referred to as a "dwarf", but probably represents a boy (Garstang 1904, 222; 1907, 132-3, fig. 131; Breasted 1948, 59. SAOS neg. B440). Date [dyn. 11 - Senwosret I]
Site
Beni Hasan
Tomb
BH 575 - Khetyi
Date
dyn. 11 - Senwosret I
Ref. for dating
Tooley p. 211
Museum
Ashmolean Museum , Oxford
Accession number
E2308
Breasted Classification
IV-1-2 SERVANTS CARRYING SUPPLIES FOR DECEASED, AND FUNERAL SCENES - Servants Carrying Supplies for Deceased. - Men servants singly, or in rows of two or more, bring supplies for deceased.
Dimensions
Height 15.3 cm
References (Bibliography)
BreastedJnr-1948 , IV-1-2 7.
Garstang-1907a , Fig. 131, Centre
Garstang-1907a , Inventory pp. 211-243
Tooley-1989 , pp. 46,211, Ill. 48:2, Centre
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