Model Type
musician
Description
Breasted -- 2. Woman harpist. Seated on ground, she plays a harp almost twice her height when sitting.
Formerly in Martyn Kennard Collection. From Thebes. Height: 12 cm. Sandstone. JEA, VI, Pl. XV, 5; Sotheby, Sale Catalogue, July 18, 1912, Pl. 11, No. 51, p. 7; Burlington Fine Arts Club, The Art of Ancient Egypt, Pl. 30, No. 48, Exhibition, p. 10, No. 43. -Ibidem, Pl. 23, No. 189, p. 10, No. 49, there is another such figure, broken. From Thebes. In Wallis Collection. Height: 6 cm. Limestone.
Site
Thebes
Museum
NK , _
Accession number
NK
Breasted Classification
VI-1-3 ENTERTAINMENT - Musicians and Singers. - Eleventh dynasty. Wooden models of musicians and singers.
Material
wood
Dimensions
Height 6 cm
References (Bibliography)
BreastedJnr-1948 , VI-1-3 2.
Burlington-1922 , Pl. 30, No. 48,
Reisner-1920 , Pl. XV, 5
Sotheby-1912 , Pl. 11, No. 51, p. 7
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