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Category

model

Name

workshop

Description

Wooden model of a brewing and baking workshop; two women grounding flour, one woman sifting flour, a man mixing dough, a woman by an oven, a man mashing beer, two men with yokes carrying vessels (supplied by E.172a-b.1903), two large vessels. Wood coated in plaster and painted red-brown, black, white, and pale yellow (women's flesh). The women and one man still have cloth garments.

Field Collection

Beni Hasan Egypt

Technique Description

painted

Dimensions

height 18.5 cm
length 41.4 cm
width 29.7 cm

Period

Twelfth Dynasty
Middle Kingdom

Provenance

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

from J. Garstang's excavations

Inscriptions/Marks

  1. excavator's mark
    Content: 366

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: 126-128, 224, fig. 124]
  2. Bourriau, J.D.
    (1988) Pharaohs and mortals; Egyptian art in the Middle Kingdom , Cambridge (Cambs.) (1988) Cambridge (Cambs.)
    [comments: no. 92]
  3. Bourriau, J.D.
    (1981) Umm El-Ga`ab : pottery from the Nile Valley before the Arab conquest (1981)
    [comments: 63 no. 113]

Material/s

wood, plaster and linen

Accession Number

E.71d.1903 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 50680; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-12)

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