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Object Number: E14261
Current Location: In the Artifact Lab
Currently On Display
Provenience: Egypt
Sedment
Locus: Tomb 2111, Tomb of Khentkhety
Period: First Intermediate Period
Date Made: 2130 - 1980 B.C.E.
Early Date: -2131
Late Date: -1979
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Iconography:Women
Basket
Height: 34.5cm
Width: 4.8cm
Depth: 19.7cm
Credit Line:Gift of the British School of Archaeology in Egypt, 1921

Description

Painted wooden tomb model of two female offering bearers. The first woman holds a duck in her right hand. Both women hold their left hands up to balance a basket on their head.


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