Model Type
offering bearer / file of offering bearers
Description
Breasted -- 5. Philadelphia, University Museum, E14261 (Pl. 55a). Two women: they follow the usual formula, with the addition in each case of a small disk-shaped cushion between the headdress and the basket above. The forward girl's basket contains four red wine jars with black sealings. The feet are here indicated. The birds are carried by the wings, but the latter are forward and the birds' bodies are toward the rear.
From Sedment, tomb 2111 (of Khent-kheti). Tenth dynasty. Base: 19.5 cm. x 4 cm.; height of forward girl (including base and jars in basket): 35 cm. Petrie-Brunton, Sedment, 1, Pl. XXVI, 9, text, p. 7.
Site
Sedment
Tomb
2111 - Khent-kheti
Museum
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology , Philadelphia
Accession number
E14261
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
Base 19.5 cm x 4 cm Height of forward girl (including base and jars in basket) 35 cm
References (Bibliography)
BreastedJnr-1948 , IV-1-3-C 5, Pl. 55a
Petrie-etal-1924 , Pl. XXVI, 9, text, p. 7
Tooley-1989 , pp. 49,219
Links to Images and Other Refs


../IMG/Sedment-2111.jpg

http://www.penn.museum/collections/object/93017

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