Model Type
carpentry
Description
Breasted -- 2. Cairo Museum. Intermediate period. Five workmen are in this shop: one drills a vase, supporting his work on a bowl filled with white material, possibly sand. A second man tends a forge by blowing through a blowpipe. Another is drilling a hole in a block of wood. The fourth is working with an adze. The fifth man may he a potter with a wheel in front of him. One end of the model was roofed over, and contained a box filled with the following tools: adze, saw, axe, mortising chisel, drills with drill cap and bow, cubit, plummet, and clerk's palette.
From Sakkara, Tomb of Usermut (or Usernekhbet), and Anpuemhet. Base: 33 cm. x 21.5 cm.; height: 10 cm.
Site
Saqqara
Tomb
2757 - Inpw-m-HAt
Date
11 dyn
Ref. for dating
Tooley p.55
Museum
Egyptian Museum , Cairo
Accession number
NK
Breasted Classification
III-2-3 INDUSTRIES: CRAFTSMEN AND SHOPS - Shops for Craftsmen Who Worked in Clay, Wood, Stone, and Metal. - Shops of craftsmen who worked in clay, wood, stone, and metal in one model.
Material
wood
Dimensions
Base 33 cm x 21.5 cm Height 10 cm
References (Bibliography)
BreastedJnr-1948 , III-2-3 2.
Quibell-1927 , pp. 40-41, and Pl. XXIV:2
Links to Images and Other Refs


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