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[6597] Figure, Object, Registered, Africa, Egypt, Middle Egypt, Sidmant (Sedment)

Accession Number 6597
Object Name Figure
Description Two wooden figures of men carrying offerings, fixed to the orginal wooden base; each carries a basket on his head. The figures are painted over a layer of gesso (plaster), with white kilts, black details on the head and basket. There are holes in the stand where a third figure would have been placed, but is missing; this figure was originally pegged to figure (a), who carries a bird in his hand, and has linen wrapped around the kilt area. Figure (b) is missing one arm.
Height (cm) 27.5
Width (cm) 5.1
Primary Materials Wood
Secondary Materials Paint
Period/Dynasty First Intermediate Period
Earliest Date 2125
LatestDate 1975
Site Name Africa, Egypt, Middle Egypt, Sidmant (Sedment)
Acquisition British School of Archaeology in Egypt (Donation, 1920-1921)
Bibliography
Sedment I, pl. xvii, no. 4.
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