Offering Figure card

Offering Figure


Currently not on display


Hollow pottery statuette of a figure that may represent the owner, an offering bearer or a servant. Both hands are supporting an object. Head and base missing. Marked by the excavator with the number 790 on the back in ink. CONDITION NOTE (1998): Incomplete, pitted, surface dirt. Compare with John Garstang, ‘The Burial Customs of Ancient Egypt’. London (1907), pl. XI [figs. 203 - 204]; Compare with Janine Bourriau, Pharaohs and Mortals. Cambridge (1988), no. 76, pp. 94-95 [hollow pottery statuette of a female mourner UC16126; Compare with British Museum EA 41591; 41592 (from Garstang's excavations at Beni Hasan).