Model Type
offering bearer
Breasted: 14. Paris, Louvre, E 12029 (Pl. 59a). Wears long, white dress supported by single strap over left shoulder, with addition of a short, square-mesh skirt supported by a belt around the waist.
From Asyut, tomb of Nakhti (No. 7). Height: 65 cm. Chassinat, op. cit., Pl. IV, and fig. 2, pp. 30-31; Boreux, Guide, 1, Pl. XXII, facing p. 181, and p. 177; Encyclopedie photographique de l'Art, 1, p. 51.
Tooley-1989 (p. 199): Tomb 7 of nxti [Nakhti], chapel. Louvre E12029. H.57.7 cms. Female figure in a walking pose wearing a white dress with one strap on the left shoulder, ornamented by a polychrome bead girdle from the waist. Also worn are bracelets and anklets. The hair is short at the front held by a white fillet, falling in a pigtail at the back. On the head is a trapezoid basket with integral lid supported by the left arm bent at the elbow, the hand straight up. A large bird is held by the legs in the right hand.
No. 7
Early 12th Dyn.
Ref. for dating
Louvre website
Musée du Louvre, Paris
Accession number
E 12029
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 65 cm
References (Bibliography)
Boreux-1932 , Pl. XXII, facing p. 181, and p. 177
BreastedJnr-1948 , IV-1-3-D 14, Pl. 59a.
Chassinat-etal-1911 , Pl. IV, and fig. 2, pp. 30-31
Tooley-1989 , p. 35, 199, 230
Vigneau-1935 , p. 51
Museum Online Record Card
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