Model Type
file of offering bearers / offering bearer
Description
Breasted -- 2. New York, Metropolitan Museum, 20.3.8 (Pl. 62b). Eleventh dynasty. These four figures are led by a priest who carries censer and a libation vase. Behind him walks a man carrying a pile of linen sheets. He is followed by two conventional figures of women holding ducks in their hands and carrying baskets on their heads; of these, the foremost one has jars and bread loaves in her basket while the other holds cakes.
From Deir el Bahari, tomb of Meketre. Winlock, MMA Bull., Dec., 1920, pt. II, p. 26 (not illust.).
Site
Qurneh
Tomb
TT280 - Meketre
Museum
Metropolitan Museum of Art , New York
Accession number
20.3.8
Breasted Classification
IV-1-4 SERVANTS CARRYING SUPPLIES FOR DECEASED, AND FUNERAL SCENES - Servants Carrying Supplies for Deceased. - Processions of men and women servants bringing supplies.
References (Bibliography)
BreastedJnr-1948 , IV-1-4 2, Pl. 62b
Tooley-1989 , pp. 32,190
Winlock-1920 , MMA Bull, Dec. 1920, pt. II, p. 26 not illust.
Web Museum Record Card
URL: http://www.metmuseum.org/Works_of_Art/collection_database/egyptian_art/statue_of_an_offering_bearer//objectview.aspx?OID=100000335
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