Model Type
baking
Description
Breasted -- 5. Edinburgh, Royal Scottish Museum, 1921.1657. Slaughter: Two men in usual positions. Bread-making: woman seated beside grinding stone for making flour; a standing woman with arms outstretched reaching toward jars containing dough (?). Brewing: standing man leaning far forward straining mash through a sieve into a vat. Beside vat is a stand containing five sealed jars. A second man stands nearby. A third kneels beside the sealed jars, and a fourth is seated beside a tub or bin.
From Sedment, Tomb of Mertetes. Ninth dynasty. Base: 35.5 cm. x 22.5 cm. Petrie-Brunton, Sedment, 1, p. 1. and Pl. XXXIX, No. 2112.
Site
Sedment
Tomb
2112 - Mertetes
Museum
National Museum of Scotland , Edinburgh
Accession number
A.1921.1657
Breasted Classification
II-4-2 PREPARATION AND PROCESSING OF FOOD - Model Scenes of Baking, Brewing, and Slaughtering. - Type 2 : Scenes of baking, brewing and slaughtering in one room or house.
Material
wood
Dimensions
Base 35.5 cm x 22.5 cm
References (Bibliography)
BreastedJnr-1948 , II-4-2 5.
Petrie-etal-1924 , pp. 7,12
Tooley-1989 , p. 51
Web Museum Record Card
URL: https://www.nms.ac.uk/explore-our-collections/collection-search-results/?item_id=300288
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