Model Type
combination: carpentry / pottery
Description
Breasted -- 3. Cairo Museum. There are four figures in this combination pottery and carpenter shop: one man forms clay into lumps suitable for use on a potter's wheel; a second man turning a wheel with his left hand forms a bowl with his right; a carpenter saws a plank lengthwise; in a corner another squatting carpenter is engaged in cabinet making. A circular kiln is at one side.
From Sakkara, tomb of Karenen. Tenth dynasty. Base: 38 cm. x 26 cm. Quibell, Excavations at Saqqara (1906-1907), Pl. XVII, 1 and 3, text, pp. 11, 75
Site
Saqqara
Tomb
Karenen - Nfr-sdmt
Date
late 11 to early 12 dyn.
Ref. for dating
Tooley p.56
Museum
Egyptian Museum , Cairo
Accession number
JE-45319
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 38 cm x 26 cm
References (Bibliography)
BreastedJnr-1948 , III-2-3 3.
Quibell-1908 , Pl. XVII:1 and :3, pp. 11, 75
Tooley-1989 , p. 55
Links to Images and Other Refs


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