Model Type
offering bearer
Description
Breasted -- 14. Paris, Louvre, E 12029 (Pl. 59a). Wears long, white dress supported by single strap over left shoulder, with addition of a short, square-mesh skirt supported by a belt around the waist.
From Asyut, tomb of Nakhti (No. 7). Height: 65 cm. Chassinat, op. cit., Pl. IV, and fig. 2, pp. 30-31; Boreux, Guide, 1, Pl. XXII, facing p. 181, and p. 177; Encyclopedie photographique de l'Art, 1, p. 51.
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Tooley (p199): Tomb 7 of nxti [Nakhti], chapel. Louvre E12029. H.57.7 cms. Female figure in a walking pose wearing a white dress with one strap on the left shoulder, ornamented by a polychrome bead girdle from the waist. Also worn are bracelets and anklets. The hair is short at the front held by a white fillet, falling in a pigtail at the back. On the head is a trapezoid basket with integral lid supported by the left arm bent at the elbow, the hand straight up. A large bird is held by the legs in the right hand.
Site
Asyut
Tomb
Tomb 7 - Nakhti
Date
early 12 dyn
Ref. for dating
Louvre website
Museum
Musée du Louvre , Paris
Accession number
E 12029
Breasted Classification
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.
Notes
May be on loan to Basel - see Die Aegyptische Abteilung. Antikenmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig. 2001, p. 78
Material
wood
Dimensions
Height 65 cm
References (Bibliography)
Boreux-1932 , Pl. XXII, facing p. 181, and p. 177
BreastedJnr-1948 , IV-1-3-D 14, Pl. 59a.
Chassinat-etal-1911 , Pl. IV, and fig. 2, pp. 30-31
Tooley-1989 , p. 35, 199, 230
Vigneau-1935 , p. 51
Web Museum Record Card
URL: http://cartelen.louvre.fr/cartelen/visite?srv=car_not&idNotice=19299
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