Model Type
granary
Description
MFA website :Painted wooden model of a granary building containing three male figures; one sitting with writing board on lap, one standing and carrying a sack of grain, one bending and using a pail to collect grain. The walls are painted beige, with a red door and red slanting line across the top.
Tooley (p101) : BMFA 21.409. H.29 x W.29 cms. Small square structure with low walls rising gently to low peaks < 10 deg). The walls are painted a buff colour with the tops of the walls ornamented with a red stripe and vertical red lines above. A red T marks each corner. The door is painted in the right corner. There do not appear to be any structures within the court but there are the figures of a grain measurer, a man carrying a sack and the scribe (Roehrig 1988, 113, fig. 58-9).
Site
el-Bersheh
Tomb
10A - Djehutinakht
Museum
Museum of Fine Arts , Boston
Accession number
21.409
Material
wood
Dimensions
Width 29 cm
References (Bibliography)
D'Auria-etal-1988 , p. 113, Cat Num 43, fig. 59
Freed-etal-2009 ,
Tooley-1989 , pp. 40, 101
Web Museum Record Card
URL: http://www.mfa.org/collections/object/model-of-a-granary-143702
Links to Images and Other Refs


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