Model Type
weaving/spinning
Description
Breasted -- 3. Manchester Museum, 6599A, 6599B. 'A' is a girl standing with a stick, possibly a spindle, in her hands. The kneeling figure 'B' has nothing to distinguish it.
From Sedment, tomb 1525. Tenth dynasty. Height of A: 23.8 cm.; width across shoulders: 5 cm. Height of B (kneeling figure): 11.3 cm.; width across shoulders: 3.75 cm. Base: 23 cm. x 19.5 cm. Petrie-Brunton, Sedment, 1, Pl. XVII, 4, text, p. 7.
Site
Sedment
Tomb
1525
Museum
Manchester Museum , Manchester
Accession number
6599a-b
Breasted Classification
III-4-2-A INDUSTRIES: CRAFTSMEN AND SHOPS - Workers in Leather, Flax, and Papyrus. - Models of spinning and weaving scenes. - Intermediate period.
Material
wood
Dimensions
Height 11.3 cm Width across shoulders 3.75 cm Base 23 cm x 19.5 cm
References (Bibliography)
BreastedJnr-1948 , III-4-2-A 3.
Petrie-etal-1924 , Pl. XVII, 4, text, p. 7
Tooley-1989 , p. 50
Links to Images and Other Refs


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