Model Type
granary
Description
Garstang: v. Granary, six figures.
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Tooley p.103: 3. Tomb BH707 of Ipi. Location unknown. H.21.5 x W.30.5 x L.34.5 cms. Unlike most Beni Hasan models this structure has gently curved and peaked corners (c. 16?). The door in the right corner gives access to the court at the back of which are 3 magazines with sliding windows. The stairs on the left lead to the terrace with 3 holes through to the magazines. On the terrace the scribe with his writing board oversees 5 labourers in the court (Garstang 1904 13 , 223; 1907 a , 123-4, fig.120). Dated 11 dyn. to Senwosret I (p. 46).
Breasted (p. 15): 18 Other examples: a. Intermediate period: Garstang, Burial Customs, fig. 120, p. 124
Site
Beni Hasan
Tomb
BH 707 - Ipi
Date
11 dyn. to Sen I
Ref. for dating
Tooley p. 46
Museum
NK , _
Accession number
NK
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
Length 34.5 cm
References (Bibliography)
BreastedJnr-1948 , I-3-1-B 18
Garstang-1907a , Inventory pp. 211-243
Garstang-1907a , p. 124, fig. 120.
Tooley-1989 , pp. 44-5,103
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