Model Type
granary
Description
Breasted -- 6. Edinburgh, Royal Scottish Museum, 1921.1661. Intermediate period. Model contains five figures wearing long cloth skirts, all of them about three times too large for size of granary in which they stand. An upper and a lower grinding stone for making flour are in the court.
From Sedment, tomb of Mertetes. Ninth dynasty. Base: 22.7 cm. x 21.7 an. Average height of figures: 17 cm. Petrie-Brunton, Sedment, 1, p. 12, Pl. XXXIX, No. 2112. Exceedingly crude.
Site
Sedment
Tomb
2112 - Mertetes
Museum
National Museum of Scotland , Edinburgh
Accession number
A.1921.1661
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
Base 22.7 cm x 21.7 cm Av Height of figures 17 cm
References (Bibliography)
BreastedJnr-1948 , I-3-1-B 6.
Petrie-etal-1924 , pp. 7,12
Tooley-1989 , pp. 51,109
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