<em>Offering Bearers</em>, ca. 1323-1250 B.C.E. Limestone, pigment, 15 7/8 x 19 1/8 in. (40.3 x 48.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1505E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1505E_wwg8.jpg)

Offering Bearers

Medium: Limestone, pigment

Dates:ca. 1323-1250 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 15 7/8 x 19 1/8 in. (40.3 x 48.5 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 37.1505E

Image: CUR.37.1505E_wwg8.jpg,West Wing gallery 8 installation

Catalogue Description:
Limestone tomb relief. At right, procession of funerary priests (two complete figures and portion of a third) bearing offerings. Priests have shaved heads and wear long, pleated skirts. At left, large mass of funerary offerings. Minute portions of lower portion of upper register preserved. Condition: Poor. Lower left portion lost as are adjoining portions of surface. Stone slightly salty. Remains of red paint on heads and bodies of priests. Lower portion was never worked; left edge had lost worked surface from salt action.

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