Model Type
file of offering bearers
Description
Breasted -- 6. Edinburgh, Royal Scottish Museum, 1921.1660. Two women carrying baskets on their heads: in each case the right arm is forward and has been bored at the lower end; each must have carried one of the two birds, which had also been bored, found in the same tomb (P. 41).
From Sedment, tomb 2112 (of Mertetes). Ninth dynasty. Height: 26.5 cm.; breadth: 5.5 cm. Petrie- Brunton, Sedment, 1, Pl. XXXIX.
Site
Sedment
Tomb
2112 - Mertetes
Museum
National Museum of Scotland , Edinburgh
Accession number
A.1921.1660
Breasted Classification
IV-1-3-C 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. - Intermediate period.
Dimensions
Height 26.5 cm breadth 5.5 cm
References (Bibliography)
BreastedJnr-1948 , IV-1-3-C 6.
Petrie-etal-1924 , pp. 7,12
Tooley-1989 , pp. 51,220, Ill. 57:2
Web Museum Record Card
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