Breasted -- 16. New York, Metropolitan Museum, 20.3.7 (Pl. 58b, right). Similar to No. 15, except that the woman carries a basket of meats and bread, and has a design on her dress somewhat resembling feathers. The colours of the individual feathers are both light and dark blue, rust red, yellow, green, and white.|
From Deir el Bahari, tomb of Meketre . Height: 112 cm. Winlock, MMA Bull., loc. cit., right-hand figure.
Tooley (p190) : TT280. MMA 20.3.7. H.112 cms. Model L. Female figure forming a pair with the above [JE-46725]. Virtually the same except that the dress is a polychrome feather or scale design and the basket contains food models like a haunch of beef (Winlock 1920, 26, figs.6, 9; 1942, 25, pl. 25; 1955, 39, 40-1, 91, pls.3-4, 30-1,55; Hayes 1953, 266, fig. 174; Breasted 1948, 64, pl. 58).
|TT280 - Meketre|
|Metropolitan Museum of Art , New York|
|IV-1-3-D 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. - Eleventh dynasty.|
|Height 112 cm|
|BreastedJnr-1948 , IV-1-3-D 16, Pl. 58b, right|
|Ranke-1936 , Pl. 78|
|Tooley-1989 , pp. 32,190|
|Tooley-1999 , Fig 18|
|Winlock-1920 , MMA Bull, Dec. 1920, pt. II, fig. 9, right-hand figure, p. 19|
|Web Museum Record Card|
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