Model Type
offering bearer
Description
Breasted -- 5. Berlin Museum, 9536 (Pl. 56b). Right arm at side, right hand held something. Left hand slightly in front and is open. The figure wears long coloured dress, elaborate collar, and long heavy headdress.
Provenance not stated. Height: 44 cm. Berlin, Ausf. Verzeichnis, 1899, p. 105.
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Tooley (p194): Thebes. West Berlin 9536. H.44.5 cms. Female figure in walking pose with slender body and swelling thighs, high narrow waist and full bosom. It wears a red dress with 2 broad straps with a yellow and green scale design down the front. The long hair is parted in the centre and covers the ears. A heavy collar is also worn. The left arm is pendant but curves inwards, the right hand being pierced. It is difficult to envisage what was carried (Breasted 1948, 66, pl. 56b; Wenig 1969, 47 no.27a; Fay 1986, 57). The eyes are set at an angle with cosmetic line and inner canthi marked, and brows which are straight but curve at the outer edges suggest a late 11 to early 12 dyn. date (cf. p. 188. JE 49634, Mo'alla).
Site
Thebes
Museum
Ägyptisches Museum , Berlin
Accession number
9536
Breasted Classification
IV-1-3-F 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. - Middle Kingdom.
Notes
Kaiser Kat.= 435
Dimensions
Height 44 cm
References (Bibliography)
BreastedJnr-1948 , IV-1-3-F 5, Pl. 56b
StaatlichteMuseenBerlin-1899 , p. 105
Tooley-1989 , pp. 194,227
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