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Category

model

Name

granary

Description

model of a granary: a square building with steps leading up to a platform. Two men prepare to lift a sack each: one man carries a sack up the steps; two men sit in the corners of the building - one is a scribe with writing board and palette on his knee. Plastered wood, painted yellow, red-brown (flesh), white and black. One man wears a cloth garment.

Field Collection

Beni Hasan Egypt

Technique Description

painted

Dimensions

height 25 cm
length 29 cm
width 23.6 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: p. 224]

Material/s

wood, plaster and linen

Accession Number

E.71e.1903 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 50681; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-12)

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