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Creator Nationality: African; North African; Egyptian
Creator Dates/Places: Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, tomb of Mentuemhat (no. 34)
Creator Active Place: Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, tomb of Mentuemhat (no. 34)
Creator Name-CRT: Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, tomb of Mentuemhat (no. 34), chapel E, Late Period, Late Dynasty 25 to Early Dynasty 26, 715-525 BC
Title: Female Offering Bearer
Title Type: Primary
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: -67
Creation End Date: -62
Creation Date: 675-625 BC
Object Type: Sculpture
Materials and Techniques: Limestone
Dimensions: Overall: 28cm x 21.4cm
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1949.496
Credit Line: Gift of the Hanna Fund
Provenance: Purchased from Mrs. Paul Mallon, Paris (Mallon 186)
Context: A servant girl brings tomb offerings to the tomb owner. She carries long stalks of papyri with lotus flosers and buds slung over her arms. The basket balanced on her head contains either fruit or cakes. To the left is an incomplete offering formula. Based on Old Kingdom work.
AMICA ID: CMA_.1949.496
AMICA Library Year: 1999
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Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art
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