Model Type
offering bearer
Description
Breasted -- 1. Berlin Museum, 22. Wears simple white skirt with two straps, one over each shoulder. Figure is nude above waist. A black string is around the neck, with a round white object in front. Right hand holds dark-coloured vase with a cover, and the right elbow is bent. Balanced on the woman's head by the raised left arm is a box topped by a joint of meat. Three sides of the box are inscribed.
From Deir el Bahari, tomb of Mentuhotp. Base: 32 cm. x 10 cm. x 6 cm.; height: 60 cm.
Steindorff, Grabfunde, I, Pl. XI, pp. 40-41.
Site
Deir el-Bahri
Tomb
Mentuhotep
Museum
Ägyptisches Museum , Berlin
Accession number
22
Breasted Classification
IV-1-3-E 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. - Twelfth dynasty.
Notes
Kaiser Kat.= 436
Dimensions
Base 32 cm x 10 cm x 6 cm Height 60 cm
References (Bibliography)
BreastedJnr-1948 , IV-1-3-E 1.
Steindorff-1896 , Pl. XI, pp. 40-41
Tooley-1989 , pp. 63,193,228,245, Ill. 37:
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