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Object Number:E14259D
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:Overseer
Credit Line:Gift of the British School of Archaeology in Egypt, 1921

Description

Wooden figure of a male, squatting atop the granary on the right side of the model, overseeing work in the courtyard. Both arms are extended, but his right hand points into the courtyard. Kilt is painted white, red skin, black hair.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Egypt: Discovery to Display (23 Feb 2019) View Objects in Exhibition
Egyptian Daily Life (1977) 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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