Breasted: 4. Toronto, Royal Museum of Archaeology. Twelfth dynasty. Nine soldiers, having white base, eyeballs, and garments; black wigs, and irises; purplish-red skin and weapons; grey-green stripes on garments; lines on top of base. |
Said to come from Meir. Purchased from Casira, Cairo.
ROM: Egyptian 12th Dynasty. Height 13 3/4" (34.95 cm.) Base 16 3/4" (42.55 cm.) x 10" (25.4 cm.).
Wooden tomb model group of 3 bowmen and 6 spearmen with shields; mounted on white and blue striped base; figures stuccoed and painted in red, black, white and blue. The short kilts are white with blue girdle and blue strips, vertical except for triangular front piece of underskirt where they are horizontal. Bowmen in front marching left foot forward. First row of spearmen right foot forward, second row left foot. Shields rounded rectangular with backs hatched in red on white. 2 1/4" (5.75 cm.) long, spears 6 1/2" (16.5 cm.) long.
|Ref. for dating|
|Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto|
|VII-7-1 CONCUBINES AND OTHER GROUPS OF RETAINERS - Figures of Armed Retainers. - Marching soldiers.|
|ROM: may be fake|
|Height 34.95 cm Base 42.55 cm x 25.4 cm|
|BreastedJnr-1948 , VII-7-1 4.|
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internal ID: 1118