Tomb Model


From: Egypt | Sedment

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number E14259G
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 Worker | Grain Sack

Wooden male figure, standing atop the right side of the granary, facing left, and holding a grain sack. No indication of feet. The figure's legs are pegged directly into the granary roof. He holds his arms out in front of him, gripping a wooden grain sack (E14259T). Kilt is painted white, skin is painted red, and hair is black. A white painted sash of a lector priest extends from the right flank, over the left shoulder.

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

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