Model Type
servant / fragment
Description
GlobalEgMus -- Wooden figure of a servant
Beginning in the late Old Kingdom, wooden group-models representing servants producing food and drink and other necessities were placed in tombs. These acted as magical substitutes for real individuals, and guaranteed the deceased a perpetual supply of nourishment.
Height= 13.5 (cm)
Note Site: From the Temple of Mentuhotep at Deir el-Bahari. Preservation: Sections of both arms are missing.
Site
Deir el-Bahri
Date
Middle Kingdom - 11th dynasty
Museum
National Museum of Ireland , Dublin
Accession number
1907:469
Material
wood
Dimensions
Height 13.5 cm
Web Museum Record Card
URL: http://www.globalegyptianmuseum.org/record.aspx?id=2322
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