|fragmentary - servant
GlobalEgMus web page: Wooden figure of a servant
Beginning in the late Old Kingdom, wooden group-models representing servants producing food and drink and other necessities were placed in tombs. These acted as magical substitutes for real individuals, and guaranteed the deceased a perpetual supply of nourishment.
Height= 13.5 (cm)
Note Site: From the Temple of Mentuhotep at Deir el-Bahari. Preservation: Sections of both arms are missing.
|Middle Kingdom - 11th Dyn.
|National Museum of Ireland, Archaeology, Dublin
|Height 13.5 cm
|Museum Online Record Card
|Links to Images and Other Refs
internal ID: 1036