Eternal Little Goddess

Model of a procession of offering bearers (“The Bersha Procession”)Egyptian, Middle Kingdom,late Dynasty 11 – early Dynasty, 2010–1961 B.C.Deir el-Bersha, EgyptDimensions: L 66.4 x 8.6 x W 42.5 cm (26 1/8 x 3 3/8 x H 16 ¾ in.WoodAmong the more than one hundred wooden models found scattered throughout the tomb of Djehutynakht, the quality of this procession of offering bearers stands out from the others. The skill and delicacy with which it was carved and painted rank it among the finest wooden models ever found in Egypt. It shows a man and three women bringing offerings to sustain the ka of Djehutynakht in the afterlife.

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