Model Type
combination: baking / brewing
Breasted: 12. Chicago, Oriental Institute, 10514 (Pl. 38b). Middle Kingdom. Scene of baking and brewing containing six figures: 1. Standing man crushes grain in mortar with pestle; 2. Two kneeling women (?) grind flour on grinding stones; 3. Squatting man collects flour from the two grinding stones and makes it into dough; 4. Another squatting man tends bake-oven and makes bread; 5. Standing man breaks bread up into small pieces and forces these through sieve into water-filled vat below. Numerous jars and containers are scattered about. The oven appears to be built of dough-filled cones or conical jars.
From Asyut. Purchased from André Burcher, Cairo. Length. 48.5 cm.; width: 39.5 cm. Height of figures: 24.2 cm.- 29.5 cm.
Institute for the Study of Ancient Cultures, Chicago
Accession number
E 10514
Breasted Classification
II-4-1 PREPARATION AND PROCESSING OF FOOD - Model Scenes of Baking, Brewing, and Slaughtering. - Baking and brewing in same house or room.
Length 48.5 cm Width 39.5 cm Height of figures 24.2 cm - 29.5 cm
References (Bibliography)
BreastedJnr-1948 , II-4-1 12, Pl. 38b
Museum Online Record Card
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