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Tomb Model

Object Number:
E14261
Current Location:
Egypt (Mummies) Gallery
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
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.
Height:
34.5cm
Width:
4.8cm
Depth:
19.7cm
Credit Line:
Gift of the British School of Archaeology in Egypt

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