Model Type
leather worker
Description
Breasted -- 1. From Beni Hasan, tomb 275. Twelfth dynasty. A single seated man appears to be cutting out soles for a pair of sandals with a knife held in the right hand; he grasps one sandal with his left hand.
From Martyn Kennard Collection. Garstang, ibid. Shoe maker cutting leather
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Garstang: viii. Leather worker.
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Inf. from NMS: Statuette in red, white, buff and black painted wood of a man squatting on a wooden base cutting out a pair of sandals: Ancient Egyptian, from Beni Hasan, Middle Kingdom
dimension 153 mm H
Site
Beni Hasan
Tomb
BH 275 - Thaay
Date
Middle Kingdom
Museum
National Museum of Scotland , Edinburgh
Accession number
A.1914.76
Breasted Classification
III-4-1 INDUSTRIES: CRAFTSMEN AND SHOPS - Workers in Leather, Flax, and Papyrus. - Leather worker.
Material
wood
Dimensions
Dimension 15.3 cm
References (Bibliography)
BreastedJnr-1948 , III-4-1 1.
Garstang-1907a , Fig 129, p. 131
Tooley-1989 , p. 44-5
Tooley-1999 , Fig 45
Web Museum Record Card
URL: https://www.nms.ac.uk/explore-our-collections/collection-search-results/?item_id=300299
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