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Model of a granary with scribe and overseer

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 11–mid 12
Date:
ca. 2030–1850 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Asyut (Lykopolis), Khashaba/Kamal excavations, 1910–1914
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
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:
11.150.3
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.

Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. Cambridge, Mass.: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 265.

Arnold, Dorothea 2005. "The Architecture of Meketre's Slaughterhouse and Other Early Twelfth Dynasty Wooden Models." In Structure and Significance in Egyptian Architecture: Thoughts on Ancient Egyptian Architecture [Festschrift Dieter Arnold], 33, pp. 29n98, 30n104.

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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