Model Type
offering bearer
Description
Breasted -- 18. Liverpool, Institute of Archaeology. This woman holds two birds in her right hand and balances a bundle on her head.
From Beni Hasan, tomb of Antef (No. 1). Height: 48.3 cm. Garstang, Burial Customs, fig. 47, p. 61.
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Garstang: viii. Figure of girl carrying basket and two geese.
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GlobalEgMus: A carved wooden model of a serving girl who is carrying a chest on her head and a pair of geese in her hand. The linen robe disintegrated in transit and was restored. Height 52 cm
Site
Beni Hasan
Tomb
BH 1 - Antef
Date
Dynasty 11-12
Ref. for dating
Liv. Mus. (web)
Museum
Liverpool Museum , Liverpool
Accession number
55.82.1
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.
Material
wood
Dimensions
Height 52 cm
References (Bibliography)
Bienkowski-Tooley-1995 , Fig 129
BreastedJnr-1948 , IV-1-3-D 18.
Garstang-1907a , pp. 61-2, fig 47.
Tooley-1989 , p. 44, 209, Ill. 45:2
Web Museum Record Card
URL: http://www.globalegyptianmuseum.org/detail.aspx?id=3861
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