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Model of a granary

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This is a wooden tomb model of a granary. Wooden beams are joined to form rectangular chamber with red lines around the exterior upper rim and a door painted on one side, all in reddish-brown. The granary chamber contains two standing male figures and one seated figure. The figures' skin is...

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Provenance

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

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Width x height: 25 x 21 cm (9 13/16 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.808

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

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Models