Tomb Model


From: Egypt | Sedment

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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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 BCE
Section Egyptian
Materials Wood | Pigment
Iconography Overseer

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.

Credit Line Distribution from the British School of Archaeology in Egypt, 1921

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