Model Type
offering bearer
Description
Tomb 7 of nxti, chapel. JE 36291. H.57 cms. Female figure in walking pose resembling Louvre E12029 . It differs in that the pigtail has 7 pendants from its end, across the torso are 2 crossover bead strings and the hem is ornamented with a green feather design (Chassinat 1911, 34, X; Breasted 1948, 63; Vandier 1958, 149, L:3; Adam 1981, 12 no.6; Wildung 1985, 96 no.41).
Breasted -- 9. Asyut, tomb of Nakhti. This figure wears a long white dress held up by a strap over the left shoulder; the lower portion of the dress is decorated with a design inspired by the plumage of birds. The usual bracelets and anklets are worn.
Height: 60 cm. Chassinat, op. cit., Pl. X, and p. 33-34; Capart, op. cit., Pl. 42, left hand figure.
Site
Asyut
Tomb
Tomb 7 - Nakhti
Date
late 11 dyn.
Ref. for dating
Tooley p. 35
Museum
Egyptian Museum , Cairo
Accession number
JE-36291
Breasted Classification
IV-1-3-D 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. - Eleventh dynasty.
Notes
Journal dentrée (JE)
Material
wood
Dimensions
Height 60 cm
References (Bibliography)
BreastedJnr-1948 , IV-1-3-D 9.
Capart-1909 , Pl. 42, left-hand figure
Chassinat-etal-1911 , Pl. X
Tooley-1989 , pp. 35,199,230
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