Model Type
offering bearer
Garstang Inventory: iv. Tall female figure with basket and bird.
Breasted -- 8. Liverpool, Institute of Archaeology. Wears long white skirt painted and modelled as part of figure; also wears actual linen cloth wrapped around body and over left shoulder. Head load rests directly on small cushion. Weight of load is suggested by pose of neck, shoulders, and general attitude. Better than average modelling.
From Beni Hasan, tomb of Ipi (No. 707). Height: 47 cm. Garstang, Burial Customs, fig. 98. p. 109.
Tooley-1989 p.212: Tomb BH707 of Ipi. H.47 cms (plate 49:2). Location unknown. Female figure in walking pose wearing a white skirt covered by a strip of linen. The hair is long and modelled at back and front. The body is well modelled with high narrow waist and full bosom. On the head is a trapezoid basket with integral lid, supported by the left arm sharply bent at the elbow, the hand closing over the top of it. Between the head and the basket is a white mat. The pendant right hand holds a duck by the wings. [...] ([...] SAOS neg. B449). Dated 11 dyn. to Senwosret I (p.46).
Beni Hasan
BH 707
11th Dyn. to Sen I
Ref. for dating
Tooley-1989 p. 46
Garstang Museum, The University of Liverpool
Accession number
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.
Height 47 cm
References (Bibliography)
BreastedJnr-1948 , IV-1-3-C 8.
Garstang-1907a , Fig. 98.
Garstang-1907a , Inventory pp. 211-243
Tooley-1989 , Ill. 49:2
Links to Images and Other Refs


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