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Egyptian model of a granary, from beni hasan

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An image of Model of a granary: a square building with steps leading up to a platform. Two men prepare to lift a sack each: one man carries a sack up the steps; two men sit in the corners of the building - one is a scribe with writing board and palette on his knee. Plastered wood, painted yellow, red-brown (flesh), white and black. One man wears a cloth garment. Production Place: Egypt. Find Spot: Beni Hasan; tomb 366 (Khety). Wood, plaster, linen, painted, height 25 cm, length 29 cm, width 23.6 cm, circa 2010- circa 1950 B.C. Twelfth Dynasty; Middle Kingdom.

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Model of a granary: a square building with steps leading up to a platform. Two men prepare to lift a sack each: one man carries a sack up the steps; two men sit in the corners of the building - one is a scribe with writing board and palette on his knee. Plastered wood, painted yellow, red-brown (flesh), white and black. One man wears a cloth garment. Production Place: Egypt. Find Spot: Beni Hasan; tomb 366 (Khety). Wood, plaster, linen, painted, height 25 cm, length 29 cm, width 23.6 cm, circa 2010- circa 1950 B.C. Twelfth Dynasty; Middle Kingdom.

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  • Accession Number: e.71e.1903
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/32.0
  • Focal length: 80
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 820 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.7 (Macintosh)
  • Filesize: 137.00kB
  • Exposure time: 1/180
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 32/1

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20th Century 21st Century agricultural agriculture Ancient Egypt antiquity BC beni hasan cereal Egyptian figures Fitz_ANT grains granary grave goods linen loin cloth male Middle Kingdom model painted plaster sacks sacks of grain scribe store wood wooden workers working

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