Model Type
baking
Description

Robins -- Painted wooden model with 3 figures grinding grain and baking. H 16.5 cm.
Tooley (p.10-11): At Sedment the rock-cut tomb 274 of mry-ra-xa-St.f was found intact (Petrie 1924a, 2, LXXXI:9). During the clearing of the main shaft at a depth of 10 feet a group of wooden models were discovered ranged neatly in the south-eastern corner facing north (1924a, 2, XI:3). The most imposing statuettes were 3 of the tomb owner [...] In front of the kA-figures were 3 rough planks on which were scenes representing 3 bakers making cakes and bread (BM 55730. L.42.5 x W.17.5 cms. 1924a, 2, XI:6; Breasted 1948, 29), 3 brewers making beer mash with an offering-bearer (plate 3:1) on the same base (BM 55728. L.42.4 x W.12.1 cms. 1924a, 2, XI:5; Breasted 1948, 34) and 3 cooks preparing meats and cooking them in an oven (BM 55729. L.61 x W. 11.9 cms. 1924a, 2, XI:4; Breasted 1948, 45).
Site
Sedment
Tomb
274 - Mry-ra-xa-St.f
Date
post 6th dyn
Ref. for dating
Tooley p. 11
Museum
British Museum , London
Accession number
EA 55730
Material
wood
Dimensions
Height 16.5 cm
References (Bibliography)
Petrie-etal-1924 , p.3, Pl. XI
Robins-1997 , Ill. 73 p.75
Tooley-1989 , p. 11
Web Museum Record Card
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