Model Type
milling
Description
Tooley (p7): Mastaba S790 at Giza belonging to ldw II (Junker 1947, 90 ff), with a serdab partially cutting into the mastaba of ldw I on the west side. ... Fragments near the centre of the serdab indicated the presence of single figure models of a baker, brewer (Hildesheim 2520) and 2 pairs (?) of millers (Hildesheim 2521. Breasted 1948, 22; Porter and Moss 1974, 166).
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Junker (1947, p 92) describes the figure as two women grinding corn [Zwei kornverreibende Frauen.]
In this group of early wooden models some of the tools and implements were made from stone
Site
Giza
Tomb
Idw II
Date
Probably 6th dyn
Ref. for dating
Tooley pp. 7-8
Museum
Pelizaeus-Museum , Hildesheim
Accession number
2521
Breasted Classification
II-1-2-B-a PREPARATION AND PROCESSING OF FOOD - The Making of Bread. - Kneeling man or woman grinding grain. - Figures in pairs. - Sixth dynasty, wood.
Material
wood/stone
References (Bibliography)
BreastedJnr-1948 , II-1-2-B-a 2 Pl. 21a
Junker-1914 ,
Junker-1947 , p.92, Pl. 17c
Tooley-1989 , p. 7
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