Model Type
offering bearer
Description
Garstang: ii. Figure of girl (basket gone from head).
Tooley (p208) : Tomb BH362. Fitz. E.6.1903. H.31 cms (plate 45:1). Female figure with feet together, roughly modelled, wearing a white skirt outlined in blue and covered by a strip of linen. The hair is long. The nipples are black dots. On the head is a rectangular trapezoid basket support- ed by the straight left arm (the right missing). The crude face has a wedge nose and large painted eyes with straight brows (Garstang 1907a, 223).
Site
Beni Hasan
Tomb
BH 362 - Ha-atef-a
Museum
Fitzwilliam Museum , Cambridge
Accession number
E.6.1903
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 31 cm
References (Bibliography)
Garstang-1907a , Inventory pp. 211-243
Tooley-1989 , p. 208, Ill. 45:1
Web Museum Record Card
URL: http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/50609
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