Model Type
offering bearer
Description
Breasted -- 1. El Bersheh, tomb of Neheri. Left hand raised to steady head load; right arm at side. Height: 19 cm. Kamal, Annales, II (1901), p. 42.
Tooley p.43: [Tomb 23] Chamber III contained the burial of NHri whose coffin lid was removed immediately after burial, but wasotherwise undisturbed (1901 a , 40-3). The models comprised ... and an offering-bearer (1901 a , 42; Breasted 1948, 66).
Kamal, Annales, II (1901), p. 42 Statuette of a woman standing on a pedestal, dressed in a white dress and carrying on her head a vase of offerings that she holds with the left hand, while the right arm remains hanging. Wood, ht. 19 cm.
Site
el-Bersheh
Tomb
Tomb 23 - NHri
Date
11 dyn.
Ref. for dating
Tooley p.43
Museum
NK , _
Accession number
NK
Breasted Classification
IV-1-3-F 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. - Middle Kingdom.
Notes
Kamal gives an accession number of E 34296 in a footnote, so this may be in Cairo as JE-34296
Material
wood
Dimensions
Height 19 cm
References (Bibliography)
BreastedJnr-1948 , IV-1-3-F 1.
Kamal-1901a , Annales ASAE II p. 42
Tooley-1989 , pp. 42-3



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