<em>Royal Offering Bearer</em>, ca. 2008–1957 B.C.E. Limestone, pigment, 9 5/16 x 11 1/4 in. (23.7 x 28.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 56.126. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.56.126_erg2.jpg)

Royal Offering Bearer

Medium: Limestone, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 2008–1957 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 9 5/16 x 11 1/4 in. (23.7 x 28.5 cm)


Museum Location: Old Kingdom to 18th Dynasty, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 56.126

Image: CUR.56.126_erg2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Fragment of limestone relief. In sunk-relief, female offering bearer preserved to waist, supporting with right hand a basket on her shoulder; left arm pendant (incomplete) and originally clasping offerings. Wig black, body brown, basket and dress white. Red guide lines still in place. Background plain. Same series as 51.231, 53.178, 54.49. Condition: Incomplete. Areas adjoining left hand and head are damaged with loss of portion of head and basket. Paint worn.

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