Model Type
offering bearer
Breasted: 16. New York, Metropolitan Museum, 20.3.7 (Pl. 58b, right). Similar to No. 15, except that the woman carries a basket of meats and bread, and has a design on her dress somewhat resembling feathers. The colours of the individual feathers are both light and dark blue, rust red, yellow, green, and white.
From Deir el Bahari, tomb of Meketre . Height: 112 cm. Winlock, MMA Bull., loc. cit., right-hand figure.
Tooley-1989 (p. 190) : TT280. MMA 20.3.7. H.112 cms. Model L. Female figure forming a pair with the above [JE 46725]. Virtually the same except that the dress is a polychrome feather or scale design and the basket contains food models like a haunch of beef (Winlock 1920, 26, figs.6, 9; 1942, 25, pl. 25; 1955, 39, 40-1, 91, pls.3-4, 30-1,55; Hayes 1953, 266, fig. 174; Breasted 1948, 64, pl. 58).
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Accession number
Breasted Classification
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 112 cm
References (Bibliography)
BreastedJnr-1948 , IV-1-3-D 16, Pl. 58b, right
Ranke-1936 , Pl. 78
Tooley-1989 , pp. 32,190
Tooley-1999 , Fig 18
Winlock-1920 , MMA Bull, Dec. 1920, pt. II, fig. 9, right-hand figure, p. 19
Winlock-1955 , p. 39-43, Pls 30,31
Museum Online Record Card
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