Model Type
offering bearer
Description
Murray-1910 pp. 16-17: The smaller figure is painted yellow, both flesh and garment, the hair is black. On her head she carries a basket of offerings which she steadies with her right hand ; her left hand, which hangs at her side, holds a white bird by the wings. The basket is painted light brown with black lines, the offerings are carved in relief and painted white. The rectangular base on which the figure stands is black with two vertical lines of hieroglyphs in white in front of the feet

Dimensions : Height, 28 cm. Rase, 13.8 X G.5 cm

BreastedJnr-1948

10. Petrie, Gizeh and Rifeh, Pl. X, E, right-hand figure, text, p. 12; Murray, Tomb of Two Brothers, pp. 16-17, Pl. 21, 5.

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Tooley-1989 (p. 197) : Tomb of the Two Brothers. Man. 4738. H.28 cms. Female figure with feet together. Similar to the above except that the hair is longer to below the shoulders, the left arm is pendant to hold a bird, the eyes are not rimmed, the waist is higher and narrower. The base is inscribed with the name of the servant depicted (Petrie 1907, 12, XE; Murray 1910, 17, pl. 21:6).

Site
Rifeh
Tomb
Two Brothers - Nekht-Ankh and Khnum-Nekht
Burial
Nekht-Ankh and Khnum-Nekht
Date
Middle Kingdom - 12th dynasty
Museum
Manchester Museum, Manchester
Accession number
4738
Breasted Classification
IV-1-3-E 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. - Twelfth dynasty.
Material
wood
Dimensions
Height 28 cm
References (Bibliography)
BreastedJnr-1948 , IV-1-3-E 10
Murray-1910 , pp 16-17 Pl. 21 - right-hand servant figure
Petrie-1907 , Pl. X, E, right-hand figure, text, p. 12
Tooley-1989 , pp. 64,197,245
Museum Online Record Card
URL: http://harbour.man.ac.uk/mmcustom/Display.php?irn=100018&QueryPage=%2Fmmcustom%2FHumDtlQuery.php
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