Model Type
Tooley p. 103-4: Tomb BH585 of Xnm-nxti and nTr-nxti. Two model granaries were provided in this double burial, both virtually the same (only one located). Each has steeply peaked corners (c. 62deg). Both have doors painted red which open in the centre of the long wall. Each has 4 labourers in the courtyards. Neither is furnished with steps to the terraces. [... This model ] has 2 open topped magazines of unequal size, the larger apparently entered via a door represented in paint. Both models have scribes who perch on small platforms over the magazines (Garstang 1904b , 222, 223; 1907a , 98, fig.90).
Garstang Inventory: (one of these two) ix. Granary with four figures; granary with four figures and one decayed.
Beni Hasan
BH 585 - Khnem-Nekhta
11 dyn. to Amenemhat II
Ref. for dating
Tooley p.47
Egyptian Museum , Cairo
Accession number
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.
References (Bibliography)
Garstang-1907a , p. 98, fig. 90.
Tooley-1989 , pp. 47, 103-4
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