Model Type
milling
Description
Breasted: Athens Museum. Fifth dynasty, Wood. Cf. Capart, Recueil de Monuments, II, Pl. LIII. Height. 50 cm.; length: 90 cm. Provenance unknown.
Hips rest on ankles. Back leans forward at 45 degree angle. Arms reach down and forward to grasp upper grinding stone. Upper surface of lower grinding stone curves upward at end nearest figure. Face looks down. No trace of original colour. But form is clearly that of a woman.
Site
Unknown
Date
5th Dynasty
Ref. for dating
Breasted
Museum
National Archaeological Museum of Athens , Athens
Accession number
NK
Breasted Classification
II-1-2-A-c PREPARATION AND PROCESSING OF FOOD - The Making of Bread. - Kneeling man or woman grinding grain. - Single figures. - Fifth dynasty, wood.
Notes
Material
wood
Dimensions
Height 50 cm, Length 90 cm
References (Bibliography)
BreastedJnr-1948 , II-1-2-A-c 1
Capart-1902-1905 , Vol II, Pl LIII
Links to Images and Other Refs


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