Model Type
granary
Description
Garstang Inv.: BH 186 xii. Model of granary with five figures. Fig. 76. (cairo Mus.)
Tooley p.104: 6. Tomb BH186 of T3wy. JE 37564. H.22.5 x W.37.5 x L.43 cms (NB all objects from BH186 are given this number). The rectangular structure has sharply peaked corners (c. 62?). The exterior walls are painted with a grey-black dado. The corner peaks, door and jambs are a dull red and grey. The door in the centre of the wall gives access to the court with 3 magazines on each side, which are open topped and contained real grain seeds identified as emmer wheat and barley. Four figures measure and carry the grain whilst the scribe sits above one of the magazines (Garstang 1904 b , 221, IV:13, V:16; 1907 a , 87, fig. 76). Dated 11 dyn. to Amenemhat II (p. 46).
Site
Beni Hasan
Tomb
BH 186 - Thaui
Date
11 dyn. to Amenemhat II
Ref. for dating
Tooley p. 46
Museum
Egyptian Museum , Cairo
Accession number
JE-37564
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.
Notes
Tooley mentions that several items from this tomb have same acc. number. (p. )
Material
wood
Dimensions
Length 43 cm
References (Bibliography)
Garstang-1907a , Inventory pp. 219
Garstang-1907a , pp. 87, Fig. 76.
Tooley-1989 , pp. 46,214
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