Model Type
female mourner
Breasted -- 2. Brussels, Musées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire, E 7119. Four mourning women:
1. [E 7119A] Left hand placed on temple, upper portion of body nude.
2.[E 7119B] Both hands on breasts; wears garment.
3.[E 7119C] Both hands on cheeks, upper portion of body nude.
4. [E 7119D]Body leans forward; wears garment. Colours: in each case the torso and face are red, hair and eyes, black.
From Asyut. Excavations of Saijid Bascha Chaschaba. Formerly in Von Bissing Collection, Museum Scheuricer, cl. A. 12633. Baked clay. Height: 27 cm., 26 cm., 25 cm., and 23 cm. M. Werbrouck, Les Pleureuses dans l'Egypte Ancienne, Pl. 1, p. 97; Von Bissing, loc. cit., p. 157, Pl. VII, No. 1, 2.
Musées Royaux d`Art et d`Histoire , Brussels
Accession number
Breasted Classification
IV-2-1 SERVANTS CARRYING SUPPLIES FOR DECEASED, AND FUNERAL SCENES - Funeral Scenes - Figures of mourning women.
Height 27 cm 26 cm 25 cm and 23 cm
References (Bibliography)
BreastedJnr-1948 , IV-2-1 2.
Werbrouck-1938 , Pl. 1, p. 97
von-Bissing-1931-2 , p. 157, Pl. VII, No. 1, 2
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