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Clay tomb servant


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Title/s

Clay tomb servant

Category

figure

Name

figure

Description

man, grinding corn

Production Notes

handmade

Field Collection

Beni Hasan Egypt

Dimensions

diameter 7.9 cm
length 24.7 cm

Period

Eleventh Dynasty
Twelfth Dynasty
Middle Kingdom
First Internediate Period

Date

2160 B.C. — 2055 B.C.

Provenance

given: The Beni Hasan Excavation Committee 1903 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Documentation

  1. Garstang, J.
    Burial customs of ancient Egypt; as illustrated by tombs of the Middle Kingdom, being a report of excavations made in the necropolis of Beni Hasan during 1902-4
    [comments: p.219. pl. XI, fig. 204]
  2. Bourriau, J.D.
    (1981) Umm El-Ga`ab : pottery from the Nile Valley before the Arab conquest (1981)
    [comments: no.236]

Material/s

ceramic

Accession Number

E.35.1903 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 50642; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-12)

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