Model Type
offering bearer
Description
Tooley (p221) : Mastaba shaft 6LP2. MMA 24.1.1. H.47 cms (plate 58:2). Fine female figure with feet together wearing a 2-strap dress and long hair revealing large carved ears. The modelling of the body is good. On the head is a trapezoid basket supported by the left arm bent at the elbow, the hand straight up. The pendant right hand is pierced, the bird missing. The small round face has a straight nose, a mouth with pouting lower lip, large painted eyes outlined in black, inner canthi marked and straight brows which curve at the outer edges (Lansing 1924, 39, fig. 13).
Site
Lisht
Tomb
Mastaba shaft 6LP2
Museum
Metropolitan Museum of Art , New York
Accession number
24.1.1
Material
wood
Dimensions
Height 47 cm
References (Bibliography)
Lansing-1924 , p. 39, fig. 13
Tooley-1989 , pp. 52, 221, Ill. 58:2
Web Museum Record Card
URL: http://www.metmuseum.org/works_of_art/collection_database/egyptian_art/offering_bearer_statuette/objectview.aspx?page=701&sort=0&sortdir=asc&keyword=&fp=1&dd1=10&dd2=0&vw=1&collID=10&OID=100002910&vT=1&hi=0&ov=0
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