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Tomb Model

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Object Number:E14259A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Sedment
Locus: Tomb 2111, Tomb of Khentkhety
Period: First Intermediate Period
Date Made: 2130 - 1980 BC
Early Date: -2131
Late Date: -1979
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Technique:Painted
Iconography:Granary
Credit Line:Distribution from the British School of Archaeology in Egypt, 1921

Description

Model granary. Wood, painted. On the roof, 3 men dumping bags of grain into the storeroom below (E14259G, I, and L). In front of them is a seated scribe (E14259E) writing on a wooden board, flanked by 2 crouching men (E14259D and F). In the courtyard below is a standing man (E14259B) with a bucket (E14259R) and a crouching man (E14259C) who beats with a stick (E14259S).

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Egyptian Daily Life (1977) View Objects in Exhibition
Ancient Egypt: Discovery to Display (23 Feb 2019) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Brunton, Guy, and Petrie, William M. 1924. Sedment.. London. Vol. 1. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 7; Pl. XXView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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