Model Type
offering bearer
Description
Breasted -- 7. Manchester Museum, 4734. Figure balances basket on head with right hand; basket is somewhat more flaring than usual. Left hand holds vase. Body covered with piece of linen from left shoulder to right hip. Skirt has same yellow colour as skin. Base inscribed.
From Rifa, tomb of Nekhteankh. Base: 16.8 cm. x 5.4 cm.; height: 34.7 cm. Petrie, Gizeh and Rifeh, Pl. X, E, left-hand figure, text, p. 12; Murray, Tomb of Two Brothers, pp. 16-17, Pl. 21, 5.
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Tooley (p197) : Tomb of the Two Brothers. Man. 4734. H.34.7 cms. Female figure with feet together wearing a long yellow dress covered by a linen strip. The hair is long, parted in the centre and has a crescent on the forehead. On the head 1S a trapezoid basket, the basketry indicated in black and yellow lines on a brown ground. Food offerings such as loaves are modelled on top and painted white. It is supported by the right arm bent at the elbow.
Site
Rifeh
Tomb
Two Brothers
Date
Middle Kingdom - 12th dynasty
Museum
Manchester Museum , Manchester
Accession number
4734
Breasted Classification
IV-1-3-E 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. - Twelfth dynasty.
Material
wood
Dimensions
Base 16.8 cm x 5.4 cm Height 34.7 cm
References (Bibliography)
BreastedJnr-1948 , IV-1-3-E 7.
Murray-1910 , pp 16-17 Pl. 21 - left-hand servant figure
Petrie-1907 , Pl. X, E, left-hand figure, text, p. 12
Tooley-1989 , pp. 64,197,245
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