Model Type
spinning and weaving
Breasted: 1. Berlin Museum, 20353-59 (Pl. 47a). Small model containing one standing woman and four seated figures all wearing long black headdresses and white dresses extending from the shoulders to below the knees; it is not clear what the four seated figures are doing. Directly behind the standing figure is a wall with three pegs stuck into it. Newly spun thread is stretched between the three pegs.
Provenance not stated. Johl, op. cit., Pl. 1, figs. 41-43, text, p. 8-10.
Ägyptisches Museum, Berlin
Accession number
Breasted Classification
III-4-2-C INDUSTRIES: CRAFTSMEN AND SHOPS - Workers in Leather, Flax, and Papyrus. - Models of spinning and weaving scenes. - Twelfth dynasty.
References (Bibliography)
BreastedJnr-1948 , III-4-2-C 1, Pl. 47a
Johl-1924 , Pl. 1, figs. 41-43, text, p. 8-10
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