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[4738] Figure, Object, Registered, Africa, Egypt, Middle Egypt, Deir Rifa
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Accession Number 4738
Object Name Figure
Description Wooden figure of a girl or young woman, carrying a basket of offerings on her head. She supports the basket with her right hand, and her left hand is stretched out, holding a bird by its wings. Painted white, with black eyes, hair, and nipples; yellow basket with black lines; red vase and eye details; and white offerings and bird.
Inscriptions Two columns of hieroglyphic insciption on base, in white.
Height (cm) 28.0
Length (cm) 13.8
Width (cm) 6.5
Primary Materials Wood
Secondary Materials Paint
Period/Dynasty Middle Kingdom (Dyn. 12)
Site Name Africa, Egypt, Middle Egypt, Deir Rifa
Acquisition British School of Archaeology in Egypt (Donation, 1907)
Bibliography
Gizeh and Rifeh, pl. 10e; Margaret Murray, The Tomb of the Two Brothers (Manchester 1910).
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