Tomb Model


From: Egypt | Sedment

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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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 BCE
Section Egyptian
Materials Wood | Pigment
Technique Painted
Iconography Granary

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).

Credit Line Distribution from the British School of Archaeology in Egypt, 1921

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