|file of offering bearers|
None of [of the figures] have preserved us in their original state, they have become almost all victims of the termites, which they completely hollowed out on the inside and whose excrement hardened on the outer surface, so that these now form the outer contours. In other cases, the moisture and salinity of the soil have done their part to make the wood brittle or to destroy it entirely.|
The shaft 684 also contained peasant women with the wooden basket, which, as in later times, was separated by lines was marked as wattle.
There were also remnants of a crouching figure with a fan in one hand.
|Ref. for dating|
|IV-1-3-B 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. - Sixth dynasty.|
|Did not survive excavation|
|BreastedJnr-1948 , IV-1-3-B 1|
|Junker-1914 , p. 41 offprint|
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