Model of Brewers, Bakers, and Butchers

Middle Kingdom

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109

This composite model would have symbolically provided everything a tomb owner needed to eat. The figures at the right are butchers preparing the meat. The ones at the left are making bread and beer.

Model of Brewers, Bakers, and Butchers, Wood, gesso, paint

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