Model Type
granary
Description
Tooley (p115): Bershah. Copenhagen 5493. W.24 x L.31.5 cms. The rectangular model is placed on a base with a single figure outside the structure filling a sack. The granary has a courtyard with 3 magazines along the back wall which are open topped. In the court are 3 figures engaged in sack filling, baking and brewing activities, with an additional 2 emptying sacks into 2 of the magazines. The form of this model resembles the above Bershah model (Seipel 1989, 108 no.75). 12 dyn.
Breasted -- 17. Copenhagen, National Museum. 5493 (Pl. 14b). Middle Kingdom. Granary with three open bins, and seven figures. One man in the court appears to be kneading dough in a large jar. The rest of the, figures are conventional.
Site
el-Bersheh
Date
12 dyn
Ref. for dating
Tooley p. 115
Museum
Nationalmuseet , Copenhagen
Accession number
5493
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 31.5 cm
References (Bibliography)
BreastedJnr-1948 , I-3-1-B 17, Pl. 14b
Tooley-1989 , p. 115
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