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Tomb Model

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Object Number:E14259E
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Locus: Tomb 2111, Tomb of Khentkhety
Period: First Intermediate Period
Date Made: 2130 - 1980 BC
Early Date: -2131
Late Date: -1979
Credit Line:Distribution from the British School of Archaeology in Egypt, 1921


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.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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


[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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