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Object Number:E14259L
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Sedment
Locus: Tomb 2111, Tomb of Khentkhety
Period: First Intermediate Period
Date Made: 2130 - 1980 BC
Early Date: -2131
Late Date: -1979
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Iconography:Worker
Grain Sack
Credit Line:Gift of the British School of Archaeology in Egypt, 1921

Description

Wooden male figure, standing atop the middle of the granary, facing left, and holding a grain sack. No indication of feet. The figure's legs are pegged directly into the granary roof. He holds his arms out in front of him, gripping a wooden grain sack (E14259V). Kilt is painted white, skin is painted red, and hair is black. A white painted sash of a lector priest extends from the right flank, over the left shoulder.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Egypt: Discovery to Display (23 Feb 2019) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Brunton, Guy, and Petrie, William M. 1924. Sedment.. London. Vol. 1. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 7; Pl. XXView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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