Wooden funerary figure from a granary model



Accession Number
W679
Current Location
House of Death (ground floor), Offerings case
Object Type
Model, Unidentified funerary model, Unidentified figure
Period
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty
Twelfth Dynasty
Material
Wood
Provenance
Egypt
Measurements
Height: 196mm | Width: 37mm | Depth: 41mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

This funerary figure is likely a granary worker carrying a sack upon its back. Note the fingers painted upon the sack. The elbows protrude at the front of the figure. Stylistically, the figure dates to the early Middle Kingdom, and similar to other examples found at Beni Hasan.

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