|spinning and weaving|
Breasted: 4. Liverpool, Institute of Archaeology. Model contains three female figures. One stands with left arm outstretched holding spindle; right hand holds distaff. Two seated women are evidently at work at a horizontal loom which is not preserved, but the corner pegs are preserved and the woof threads faintly painted on the base board.|
From Beni Hasan, tomb 575. Garstang, Burial Customs, fig. 131, left, p. 133; H. Ling Roth, Ancient Egyptian and Greek Looms, fig. 10, p. 11.
Garstang Inventory: vii. Group with woman spinning and two seated figures weaving.
GlobalEgMus: A crudely made wooden model depicting weaving. One woman stands spinning thread which she holds in her hand while the spindle revolves. Two other women are using a horizontal loom which has been painted onto the base of the model. This was placed in the tomb to ensure an unlimited supply of linen in the Afterlife.
|Liverpool Museum, Liverpool|
|III-4-2-C INDUSTRIES: CRAFTSMEN AND SHOPS - Workers in Leather, Flax, and Papyrus. - Models of spinning and weaving scenes. - Twelfth dynasty.|
|Bienkowski-Tooley-1995 , Fig 58|
|BreastedJnr-1948 , III-4-2-C 4.|
|Garstang-1907a , Fig. 131.|
|Roth-1913 , fig. 10, p. II|
|Tooley-1989 , p. 45, Ill. 48:2|
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