Model Type
file of offering bearers / fragment / offering bearer
Description
Tooley p.218: Tomb 1580 of Nxti. UCL [31756, 31757, NN]. H.36 to 27.2 cms (plate 55:2). A group of 3 [almost] identical female figures, probably in procession. Each is in a walking pose wearing a white dress with one strap over the left shoulder covered by a strip of linen. The hair is long and swept behind the shoulders. On the heads are trapezoid baskets supported by the straight left arms with well modelled hands. The front figure has a single large jar in the basket, [...]. In the pendant right hands birds are held by the wings. The faces are crude and pointed with wedge noses, slit mouths and thickly outlined eyes with straight brows. Dated 11 dyn. (p. 49).
Site
Sedment
Tomb
1580 - Nxti
Date
11 dyn.
Ref. for dating
Tooley p.218
Museum
Petrie Museum , London
Accession number
UC31756
Breasted Classification
IV-1-3-C 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. - Intermediate period.
Material
wood
Dimensions
Height 36 to 27.2 cm
References (Bibliography)
Petrie-etal-1924 , pl. 38
Tooley-1989 , pp.49,218
Links to Images and Other Refs

http://www.digitalegypt.ucl.ac.uk/sedment/1580/index.html


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