Model Type
offering bearer
Description
Garstang: ii. Wood figure of girl carrying basket on head.
Tooley (p209): Tomb BH76. Ash. E2307. H.20.5 cms (plate 46:1). Female figure in walking pose wearing a skirt outlined in blue and covered by a strip of linen. The long hair is painted on the shoulders. Below the skirt the pubis is painted blue. Originally on the head (SAGS neg. B414) was a trapezoid basket supported by the left arm bent at the elbow.
Site
Beni Hasan
Tomb
BH 76
Museum
Ashmolean Museum , Oxford
Accession number
E2307
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.
Material
wood
Dimensions
Height 20.5 cm
References (Bibliography)
Garstang-1907a , Inventory pp. 211-243
Tooley-1989 , p. 209, Ill. 46:1
Links to Images and Other Refs


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