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Tomb Model

Object Number:E14261
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Sedment
Locus: Tomb 2111, Tomb of Khentkhety
Period: First Intermediate Period
Date Made: 2130 - 1980 BC
Early Date: -2131
Late Date: -1979
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Iconography:Women
Basket
Height: 34.5 cm
Width: 4.8 cm
Depth: 19.7 cm
Credit Line:Distribution from the British School of Archaeology in Egypt, 1921

Description

Painted wooden tomb model of two female offering bearers. The first woman holds a duck in her right hand. Both women hold their left hands up to balance a basket on their head.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

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