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Model of butchers at work: E.71c.1903

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Current Location: Gallery 19

Titles

Model of butchers at work

Maker(s)

Unknown

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Description

Model of butcher's workshop; two men cut the throat of a bull lying on the ground; one man is cooking (?) under a tripod. A figure has been lost from one corner (only his feet remain). One figure has a cloth garment. Plastered wood; painted white, red-brown (flesh) and black; yellow floor.

Notes

History note: From J. Garstang's excavations

Measurements and weight

Height: 16 cm
Length: 29 cm
Width: 23 cm

Find spot

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1903) by The Beni Hasan Excavation Committee

Dating

12th Dynasty#
Middle Kingdom
-2010 - -1950

Materials used in production

Wood
Linen
Plaster

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 366
  • Type: Excavator's mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.71c.1903
Primary reference Number: 50679
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 18 April 2019 Last processed: Wednesday 28 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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