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Model of a granary with scribe and overseer

Middle Kingdom
Dynasty 11–mid 12
ca. 2030–1850 B.C.
From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Asyut (Lykopolis), Khashaba/Kamal excavations, 1910–1914
L. 38 cm (14 15/16 in); W. 31 cm (12 3/16 in); H. 18 cm (7 1/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1911
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 113
Excavated at Asyut in excavations sponsored by Sayyid Pasha Khashaba. Received by him in the division of finds. Purchased by the Museum in 1911 from M. Casira, Egypt.

Wiersema, Juliet 2015. Architectural Vessels of the Moche: Ceramic Diagrams of Sacred Space in Ancient Peru. Austin: University of Texas Press.

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