Model Type
granary
Description
Garstang: i. Small granary.
Tooley (p. 105): H.35.5 x W.26.5 cms (plate 20:2). The structure is rectangular with sharply peaked corners which are slightly truncated (c. 47 deg). The exterior walls are relatively well decorated, consisting of a blue-grey dado, above which is a band of yellow and then red. The door jambs and tops of the walls are blue. The peaked corners are streaked blue. The door is in the centre of the wall giving access to a court with a row of 4 magazines against the back wall, with painted windows.
Site
Beni Hasan
Tomb
BH 394
Museum
Ashmolean Museum , Oxford
Accession number
E2311
Breasted Classification
I-3-1-B PRODUCTION AND STORAGE OF FOOD - Storage of Food. - Model granaries with workmen storing grain. - Wooden models of granary storehouses, usually with human figures.
Material
wood
Dimensions
Width 26.5 cm
References (Bibliography)
Garstang-1907a , Inventory pp. 211-243
Tooley-1989 , p. 105, Ill. 20:2
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