Model Type
offering bearer
Description
Garstang: vi. Female carrying basket, ... Fig 131.
Tooley (p211): H.26.5 cms (plate 48:2). Female figure with feet together, entirely naked, but wrapped in a strip of linen. The crude figure has a yellow skin tone with the nipples indicated by black dots. Round the neck is a 2 row collar of red and black dots. The hair is long and swept behind the shoulders. On the head is a tall trapezoid basket with zigzag basketry, supported by the straight left arm. The right arm held in front of the body has lost its bird. The pointed triangular face has a wedge nose, no mouth and enormous painted eyes, inner canthi marked, outlined in black with fishtail cosmetic lines and slightly curved brows (Garstang 1904b, 222; 1907a, 132, fig. 131; Breasted 1948, 66. SAOS neg. B440). Dated 11 dyn. to Senwosret I (p. 46).
Site
Beni Hasan
Tomb
BH 575 - Khetyi
Date
11 dyn. to Senwosret I
Ref. for dating
Tooley p. 211
Museum
Ashmolean Museum , Oxford
Accession number
E2306
Material
wood
Dimensions
Height 26.5 cm
References (Bibliography)
Garstang-1907a , Fig. 131, Right
Garstang-1907a , Inventory pp. 211-243
Tooley-1989 , pp. 46,211, Ill. 48:2, Right
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