Model Type
offering bearer
Description
Tooley p. 185: Mastaba 24 of Spy. CG 510. H.35 cms. Female offering-bearer in walking pose, base missing, stout stature, wearing a white dress with 2 broad straps covering the breasts and a white headc10th over the hair. Round the headcloth is a red fillet. On the head is a closed chest, the join between the base and lid marked by a red zigzag line. The chest is supported by the left arm held straight. The pendant right hand is pierced, the bird missing (de Morgan 1903, 19-20, fig. 47; Borchardt 1925, 76; Breasted 1948, 61). The oval face has large eyes set straight, outlined in black with inner canthi marked and irides looking upwards. The brows are curved. The nose and mouth are shallowly modelled. Dated post 6 dyn. (p. 10).
Site
Dahshur
Tomb
Mastaba 24 - Spy
Date
post 6 dyn
Ref. for dating
Tooley p.10
Museum
Egyptian Museum , Cairo
Accession number
CG-510
Notes
Catalogue Général (CG)
Material
wood
Dimensions
Height 35 cm
References (Bibliography)
Borchardt-1925 , II, p. 76
Tooley-1989 , pp. 10,185
deMorgan-1903 , pp. 19-20, fig. 47
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