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Granary: E.71e.1903

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Object information

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.

From J. Garstang's excavations

Named entities

Acquisition and important dates

  • Method of acquisition: Given
  • Dates: 1903


Find spot

  • Beni Hasan

Measurements and weight

  • Height: 25 cm
  • Length: 29 cm
  • Width: 23.6 cm

Materials used in production

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 366
  • Type: Excavator's mark

Associated department: Antiquities

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Audit data

  • Created: Saturday 6 August 2011
  • Updated: Thursday 18 April 2019
  • Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021
  • Data source: Adlib

Associated institutions

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