Offering Figure

1973.1.373
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. 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); ex Sir Henry Wellcome collection (compare with 1973.1.374-5).