Model Type
donkeys / pack animals / transport
Description
Breasted -- 1. From Meir, tomb of Kay-Henent. Middle Kingdom. Two donkeys, each carrying a full sack of grain: the first is driven by a bearded man holding a stick in his right hand; the second by a child holding a stick in each hand. The donkeys seem to be of the type most common in the Sudan; they are strong, have short ears, a gray coat, and carry a brand of some sort on the shoulder.
Kamal, Annales, XI (1911), p. 23.
Breasted note 6: Another similar example: Cairo Museum, Guide 3213. - Wreszinski, Atlas, Pl. 61.
Kamal p. 23: [Tomb of Kay-Henent] Two donkeys, each carrying a bag full of grain. The first is pushed by a bearded man holding a stick in his right hand, the second by a child holding two sticks, one in each hand. The donkeys are Sudanese race, which differs from the Egyptian by shape, appearance and often in color: they are strong and of sound constitution. They have short ears, skin ashen grey, and they carry a mark on the shoulder.
Tooley p. 203: Tomb of K3y-Hnnt. Cairo cat. 3213.
Site
Meir
Tomb
K3y-Hnnt
Date
Late 11 to early 12 dyn.
Ref. for dating
Tooley p. 39
Museum
Egyptian Museum , Cairo
Accession number
JE-42854
Breasted Classification
V-1-2 SERVANTS PROVIDING TRANSPORTATION - Land Transportation. - Men driving loaded donkeys.
Notes
Tooley: Guide 3213
Material
wood
References (Bibliography)
BreastedJnr-1948 , V-1-2 1.
Kamal-1911 , Annales ASAE XI. p. 23
Tooley-1989 , p. 203
Wreszinski-1923-1935 , Pl. 61
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