Tomb Model


From: Egypt | Sedment

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number E14259F
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 male figure, kneeling atop the right side of the granary. His hands are positioned in front of him, resting on the edge of the top of the granary. Both hands are open, and the palms face downward. His kilt is painted white, skin is red, and hair is black. Across his chest is the white painted sash of a lector priest, extending from his right flank over his left shoulder.

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

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