Model Type
offering bearer
Description
Tooley (p.198): Hogarth tomb XIV. BM 45055. H.42.3 cms (plate 40:1). Female figure in walking pose wearing a white skirt with braces passing between the breasts. The hair is short, full bottomed and held in a white fillet. On the head is a tall trapezoid basket with integral lid supported by the left arm bent at the elbow, the hand held up straight. The bird is missing from the pendant right hand. The face has a wedge nose, lightly indicated mouth, painted eyes with inner canthi marked and fishtail cosmetic line. The brows are straight, falling at the outer edges. Dated by stylistic similarity to Louvre E11990, 11 to early 12 dyn.
Site
Asyut
Tomb
Tomb XIV (Hogarth)
Date
11 to early 12 dyn
Ref. for dating
Tooley p. 198
Museum
British Museum , London
Accession number
EA 45055
Material
wood
Dimensions
Height 42.3 cm
References (Bibliography)
Tooley-1989 , pp. 36,198,230, Ill. 40:1
Web Museum Record Card
URL: http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/collection_online/collection_object_details.aspx?objectId=125445&partId=1
Links to Images and Other Refs


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