Model Type
combination: brewing / baking / butchery
Breasted: 7. Cairo Museum. Twelfth dynasty. Bread-making: man crushes grain with large pestle on stone base to fit it; standing woman grinds flour on raised grinding stone; the latter should be turned so that it can be operated from the end and not from the side as at present; another woman tends oven. Brewing: on other side of low partition standing man strains mash through sieve; another man stands behind three vessels; one vessel is tilted and seems to have gauze tied over its mouth; tall man carries large wine jar. Usual slaughtering scene.
From Beni Hasan, tomb of Thaui, otherwise called `anti emhet (No. 186). Length: 61 cm.; height of tallest figure: 20 cm. Garstang, Burial Customs, fig. 75, p. 86.
Garstang Inventory: xiii. Combined scene-baking, sacrifice, brewing. Eight figures.
Beni Hasan
BH 186
Egyptian Museum, Cairo
Accession number
Breasted Classification
II-4-2 PREPARATION AND PROCESSING OF FOOD - Model Scenes of Baking, Brewing, and Slaughtering. - Type 2 : Scenes of baking, brewing and slaughtering in one room or house.
Length 61 cm Height of tallest figure 20 cm
References (Bibliography)
BreastedJnr-1948 , II-4-2 7.
Garstang-1907a , pp. 85-6, fig. 75
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