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Model granary

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This tomb model depicts the scene of a granary. The structure is fahioned of wooden planks to form the floor, four walls, and a loft on one side of the interior. A small ramp or set of stairs leads from the main floor up to the loft. A rectangular door has been cut into one wall and is outlined...

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By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way. (Accession date: April 22, 1992)

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Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11–13, 2061–1640 B.C.


Height x width x depth: 14.1 x 31.4 x 32.4 cm (5 9/16 x 12 3/8 x 12 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World