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Model of a granary

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This wooden model granary depicts a single square chamber with four figures inside. They are painted a reddish-brown with short, black wigs and white garments, either short kilts or kilts with a sash over one shoulder. Two figures are seated, one os which originally would have held a board (now...

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From Deir el-Bersha, tomb 10, shaft A (tomb of Djehutynakht). May 1915: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: March 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 – early Dynasty, 2010–1961 B.C.

Object Place for Label


Deir el-Bersha, Egypt


Width x height: 27 x 25.5 cm (10 5/8 x 10 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World