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Group of offering bearers from the Middle Kingdom tomb of Meketre (ca. 1981–1975 BCE). The group of two male and two female individuals, maybe the children of the deceased, carry the equipment needed for proper burial and funeral ritual (libation vase, incense burner, linens, beer and bread, geese/ducks). Plastered and painted wood, linen; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1920 (20.3.8) http://www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/544125

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