circa 2010 B.C. circa 1950 B.C.
Tomb of Khety Beni Hasan, early dynasty XII, middlle kingdom
Twelfth Dynasty; Middle Kingdom
model of a granary: a square building with steps leading up to a platform. Two men prepare to lift a sack each: one man carries a sack up the steps; two men sit in the corners of the building - one is a scribe with writing board and palette on his knee. Plastered wood, painted yellow, red-brown (flesh), white and black. One man wears a cloth garment.
Beni Hasan; tomb 366 (Khety)
height, 25, cm
length, 29, cm
width, 23.6, cm
given; 1903; The Beni Hasan Excavation Committee
from J. Garstang's excavations
excavator's mark; 366
Death on the Nile: Uncovering the Afterlife of Ancient Egypt. 2016-02-23 - 2016-05-22
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.)
Catalogue number: 12
Garstang, J.. Burial customs of ancient Egypt; as illustrated by tombs of the Middle Kingdom, being a report of excavations made in the necropolis of Beni Hasan during 1902-4.
Strudwick, Helen. Dawson, Julie. 2016. Death on the Nile: Uncovering the Afterlife of Ancient Egypt.London: D. Giles Limitedp. 142, 144, #12
Object Number: E.71e.1903
(record id: 50681; input: 2003-03-25; modified: 2019-04-18)