Model Type
offering bearer
Description
Tooley p. 186: Tomb of iSTi: JE 88579. H.34 cms. Female offering-bearer in walking pose wearing a white dress with 2 broad straps covering the breasts and a white headcloth drawn tight to the skull and falling just below the nape of the neck. Round the headcloth is a black fillet. The head load is a closed chest supported by the left arm slightly bent at the elbow. The pendant right hand has lost its bird (Lauer 1950, 16, p1.2c right; Drioton 1958, 216, pls.10a-b right, lab right). The oval face has wide eyes set at an angle, with inner canthi marked. The brows are straight but curve at the outer edges. Dated post 6 dyn. (p. 9).
Site
Saqqara
Tomb
iSTi
Date
post 6 dyn
Ref. for dating
Tooley p. 9
Museum
Egyptian Museum , Cairo
Accession number
JE-88579
Notes
Journal dentrée (JE)
Material
wood
Dimensions
Height 34 cm
References (Bibliography)
Tooley-1989 , pp. 186,9



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