Model Type
brick-making
Description
Garstang: ix. Small group, man with hoe, etc., making bricks.
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Breasted -- 2. From Beni Hasan, tomb 275 Twelfth dynasty. Only three men are here at work; one standing figure breaks up dry mud with a hoe held in both hands. At his left sits another man who is probably moistening and kneading the broken-up, dry mud. The third, who is also seated. is forming bricks in a mould.
Formerly in Martyn Kennard Collection. Garstang, Burial Customs, fig. 129, p. 131.
Site
Beni Hasan
Tomb
BH 275 - Thaay
Museum
British Museum , London
Accession number
EA 63837
Breasted Classification
III-3 INDUSTRIES: CRAFTSMEN AND SHOPS - Brick Making.
Material
wood
References (Bibliography)
BreastedJnr-1948 , III-3 2.
Garstang-1907a , Fig 129,p.131
Tooley-1989 , pp. 44,105
Tooley-1999 , Fig 43
Web Museum Record Card
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