May 22, 2007

Male Offering Bearer

Male Offering Bearer

c. 667–647 BC


Overall: 35.3 x 21.1 cm (13 7/8 x 8 5/16 in.)

Gift of the Hanna Fund 1949.497


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This offering bearer was part of a larger procession, with traces of objects on either side.


Carved in sunken relief, this limestone slab shows a male offering bearer walking to the right. He holds three papyrus stalks in his right hand and a basket containing four loaves of bread in his left. Although the loaves appear above the basket, they should be understood as its contents.

See also
Egypt - Late Period
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