Tomb Model


From: Egypt | Sedment

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

Object Number E14259E
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 Scribe

Wooden male figure, seated in the central portion of the granary, looking down into the courtyard. On his lap is a writing board, painted white. Both hands are positioned above the board, but the right hand is posed to indicate writing. Kilt is painted white, skin is red, and hair is black. The figure also wears the painted white sash of a lector priest across his chest, extending from his right flank, to his left shoulder.

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

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