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[6599.a-c] Figure, Object, Registered, Africa, Egypt, Middle Egypt, Sidmant (Sedment)

Accession Number 6599.a-c
Object Name Figure
Model
Description Wooden model of two figures spinning thread, with a kneeling, linen-wrapped figure in the back, and a standing figure at the front; spindle lost (see excavation report for photograph). Flat wooden base. The standing figure has yellow skin, while the kneeling figure has red skin.

The two figures and the base all became separated in the museum, and the kneeling figure (b) has been mis-numbered as 6601.d; this figure is currently inside the granary model from the same tomb, 6601, on display.
Length (cm) 23.0
Width (cm) 19.5
Primary Materials Wood
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.
Multimedia
6599.b wrongly numbered 6601.d
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