Model Type
fragmentary - offering bearer
Description
Turin Mus. online cat:
Object: statuette of an offering bearer / fragment
Dimension: Height 14 cm., Depth 7 cm., Length 7 cm.
Material: wood / plaster / paint
Provenance: Assiut
Category: Statuary
Location: Storage
Description: : Remains of a head bearing a basket. Bob hairstyle on which rests a thin circular base and a basket shaped like a truncated pyramid inverted. On the left side of the basket is placed a peg for the likely interlocking joints of the hand of the same side. Surface and is plastered and painted with yellow (skin and bottom of the basket), white (eyes and strap on your head) and black (hair, eyes and grid pattern of the basket).
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This is one example of several similar fragments in Turin

Schiaparelli excavated Asyut for the Turin Museum in the early 20th century, but he did not publish his excavations.

Site
Asyut
Museum
Museo Egizio, Turin
Accession number
S. 14791/09
Notes
OLD URL was https://collezioni.museoegizio.it/en-GB/material/S_14791_09
Material
wood
Dimensions
Height 14 cm Depth 7 cm Length 7 cm
Museum Online Record Card
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