Model Type
offering bearer
Description
Garstang: vi. Figure of girl carrying basket on head.
Tooley p.210: Tomb BH275 of TAAy. JE 43294 or 26/3/23/4. H.38 cms (plate 46:2). Female figure with feet together, entirely naked. The body is minimally modelled with small breasts and a slight swell to the stomach. The nipples, navel and pubis are indicated in black. The hair is short and full bottomed. On the head is a trapezoid basket supported by the left arm bent at the elbow, the hand curving above the top of it. The pendant right hand is clenched. The round face has a wedge nose, slit mouth and painted eyes outlined in black with short cosmetic lines and straight brows which curve at the outer edges (Garstang 1904b, 221; 1907a, 221. SAOS neg. B429).
Site
Beni Hasan
Tomb
BH 275 - Thaay
Date
early 11 dyn.
Ref. for dating
Tooley p. 44-5
Museum
Egyptian Museum , Cairo
Accession number
JE-43294(26/3/23/4)
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
Tooley gives temporary register number in concordance, but JE number in index to illustrations
Material
wood
Dimensions
Height 38 cm
References (Bibliography)
Garstang-1907a , Inventory pp. 211-243
Tooley-1989 , pp. 44-5,210, Ill. 46:2
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