Egyptian. <em>Royal Offering Bearer</em>, ca. 2008-1957 B.C.E. Limestone, pigment, 9 1/16 x 12 1/2 in. (23 x 31.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 53.178. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.53.178_erg2.jpg)

Royal Offering Bearer


Medium: Limestone, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 2008-1957 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 9 1/16 x 12 1/2 in. (23 x 31.7 cm)


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


Accession Number: 53.178

Image: CUR.53.178_erg2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Fragment of painted limestone relief. In sunk relief, a woman, preserved head to waist, bearing on her right shoulder a large tray, with single, unidentified object possibly a sack, which she supports with both hands. Long lappet wig painted black. White dress commencing under breasts. Eye painted white and black. Condition: Edge chipped. Paint worn.

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