Tomb 7 of nxti, chapel. JE 36291. H.57 cms. Female figure in walking pose resembling Louvre E12029 . It differs in that the pigtail has 7 pendants from its end, across the torso are 2 crossover bead strings and the hem is ornamented with a green feather design (Chassinat 1911, 34, X; Breasted 1948, 63; Vandier 1958, 149, L:3; Adam 1981, 12 no.6; Wildung 1985, 96 no.41).|
Breasted -- 9. Asyut, tomb of Nakhti. This figure wears a long white dress held up by a strap over the left shoulder; the lower portion of the dress is decorated with a design inspired by the plumage of birds. The usual bracelets and anklets are worn.
Height: 60 cm. Chassinat, op. cit., Pl. X, and p. 33-34; Capart, op. cit., Pl. 42, left hand figure.
|Late 11th Dyn.|
|Ref. for dating|
|Tooley-1989 p. 35|
|Egyptian Museum, Cairo|
|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.|
|Height 60 cm|
|BreastedJnr-1948 , IV-1-3-D 9.|
|Capart-1909 , Pl. 42, left-hand figure|
|Chassinat-etal-1911 , Pl. X|
|Tooley-1989 , pp. 35,199,230|
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