Model Type
offering bearer
Description
Breasted -- 3. London, British Museum, 30716 (P1. 53a). Standing woman carrying wide basket of food on her head. Her long white dress is supported by a single strap over left shoulder. A fairly elaborate necklace is painted on. Something was held in the right hand, which hangs near the side. The uppermost layer of objects in the basket appears to consist of loaves of some kind. 52 Provenance not stated. British Museum, Guide to the Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Egyptian Rooms, p. 24.
Site
el-Bersheh
Tomb
Gua
Museum
British Museum , London
Accession number
EA 30716
Breasted Classification
IV-1-3-D 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. - Eleventh dynasty.
References (Bibliography)
BritMuseum-1922 , p. 24
Web Museum Record Card
URL: http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/search_the_collection_database/search_object_details.aspx?objectid=119546&partid=1
Links to Images and Other Refs


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