Model Type
female offering bearer
Description
Turin Mus. online cat:
Object: Female Figurine Dimensions: 36.5 x 16.5 x 7.5 cm
Material: Wood, carved stucco and painted with traces of black, white and yellow
Provenance : Asiut / Disturbed tomb
Category: Statuary
Location: On display / room IV
Description: : striding female figure with the left leg advanced. She wears a short wig that leaves the ears uncovered, carefully worked with short vertical incisions; tapered face from the chin pointed, thick black eyebrows, large rimmed eyes, straight wide nose and thin lips that hint of a smile. She wears a long dress fitting her graceful slender body from waist and to mid-calf. The arms are inserted with pins at shoulder height, parallel to the body, the hands open with long fingers. The feet are placed in a base of sinuous shape that fits in the middle of the rectangular base. Uninscribed

Schiaparelli excavated Asyut for the Turin Museum in the early 20th century, but he did not publish his excavations.

Site
Asyut
Museum
Museo Egizio, Turin
Accession number
S. 14739
Notes
No record in current catalogue
Material
wood
Dimensions
Dimensions 36.5 x 16.5 x 7.5 cm
Museum Online Record Card
URL: https://collezioni.museoegizio.it/en-GB/material/S_14739
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