Model Type
file of offering bearers (male)
Description
Breasted -- 16. Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, 03.1650 (Pl. 51). Four men walk in single file. Each carries on his back a full sack, which he holds on with both hands. Although three have skirts and one has a belt painted on, there are fragments of linen skirts also remaining.
From El Bersheh, Purchased. Base. 39 cm. x 13 cm. x 2.2 cm.; height of leading figure: 22.5 cm. (without base). Unpublished.
Site
el-Bersheh
Museum
Museum of Fine Arts , Boston
Accession number
03.1650
Breasted Classification
IV-1-2 SERVANTS CARRYING SUPPLIES FOR DECEASED, AND FUNERAL SCENES - Servants Carrying Supplies for Deceased. - Men servants singly, or in rows of two or more, bring supplies for deceased.
Dimensions
Base 39 cm x 13 cm x 2.2 cm Height of leading figure 22.5 cm
References (Bibliography)
BreastedJnr-1948 , IV-1-2 16, Pl. 51
Tooley-1989 , p. 206
Web Museum Record Card
URL: http://www.mfa.org/collections/object/men-carrying-sacks-130569
Links to Images and Other Refs


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