Model Type
Breasted -- 4. Copenhagen, Glyptothèque Ny Carlsberg, A 506. Intermediate period. Eight figures in all, at least three are porters carrying grain sacks on their backs and holding them with their hands by means of two ends of a rope or strap coming from around in back to the chest in front. A fourth figure is a kneeling clerk with writing board.
From Sedment, tomb of Wazet-hotp (No. 2106). Early Ninth dynasty. Height: 22 cm. Cf. Petrie- Brunton, Sedment, 1, text, p. 7, Pl. XX, 1; Mogensen, op. cit., Pl. LXIII, text, p. 66.
Note Breasted's Acc. num.: A 506 is from old catalogue (see Jorgensen)
Tooley (p107): Tomb 2106 of wADt-Htp. AEIN [1572 *1571 is an error*]. L.22 cms. The structure is roughly square with very shallow peaked corners (c. 10 deg). The door is in the right corner opposite the stairs. The magazine is along the back wall and has on the terrace a single long slot through which to fill it. In the court are [8] figures all out of proportion with the walls (Petrie 1924a, 7, 11, XX:1; Mogensen 1930, 66, LXIII). Petrie sequence date 2 (9 dyn.), probably 10/11 dyn. (p. 20).
2106 - Wadjethotep
Ref. for dating
Tooley p.107
Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek , Copenhagen
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.
Prev. A 506
Height 22 cm
References (Bibliography)
BreastedJnr-1948 , I-3-1-B 4.
Jorgensen-2002 , pp. 30-31, Ill p. 31, Cat Num 2
Mogensen-1930 , Pl. LXIII, text, p. 66
Petrie-etal-1924 , text, p. 7, Pl. XX, 1
Tooley-1989 , pp. 20,217, Ill. 56:
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