Model Type
sedan chair
Description
Breasted -- 1. Manchester Museum, 6596 A-E. Two male figures carry empty sedan chair suspended by two ropes from a crossbar supported on left shoulder of each porter. At right of chair stands a third man holding a fan. All three men wear white skirts, and the legs are not carved free.
From Sedment, tomb 1525. Tenth dynasty. Base: 23.5 cm. x 8.45 cm.; average height of figures: 23.7 cm. Petrie-Brunton, Sedment, 1, Pl. XVII, 4, text, p. 7.
Site
Sedment
Tomb
1525
Museum
Manchester Museum , Manchester
Accession number
6596a-e
Breasted Classification
V-1-3 SERVANTS PROVIDING TRANSPORTATION - Land Transportation. - Porters carrying empty sedan chair.
Dimensions
Base 23.5 cm x 8.45 cm
References (Bibliography)
BreastedJnr-1948 , V-1-3 1.
Petrie-etal-1924 , Pl. XVII, 4, text, p. 7
Tooley-1989 , p. 50
Tooley-1999 , Fig 59
Links to Images and Other Refs


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