Model Type
offering bearer
Tooley-1989 p. 188:
Said to be from Mo'alla. JE 49633. H.56 cms (plate 34: 2). Female offering-bearer in walking pose, wearing a green dress with 2 broad straps covering the ample bosom. Red, green and black collar, bracelets and anklets are worn. The hair is long, parted in the centre with a crescent of hair on the forehead. At ear level a white band holds the hair. On the head is a trapezoid basket with the basketry marked in black, supported by the left arm sharply bent at the elbow. The pendant right hand is pierced, the bird missing. The oval face has a wide mouth and damaged nose. The large eyes are set straight, outlined in black with inner canthi marked. The brows arch and taper towards the outer edges. The modelling of the body and the hairband indicate a mid to late 12 dyn. date (cf: Hayes 1953, 216, fig. 133).
late 12 dyn
Ref. for dating
Tooley-1989 p. 188
Egyptian Museum, Cairo
Accession number
JE 49633
Height 56 cm
References (Bibliography)
Tooley-1989 , p. 188, Ill. 34:2
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