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Workshop: E.71d.1903

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Current Location: Gallery 19




Wooden model of a brewing and baking workshop; two women grounding flour, one woman sifting flour, a man mixing dough, a woman by an oven, a man mashing beer, two men with yokes carrying vessels (supplied by E.172a-b.1903), two large vessels. Wood coated in plaster and painted red-brown, black, white, and pale yellow (women's flesh). The women and one man still have cloth garments.


History note: From J. Garstang's excavations

Measurements and weight

Height: 18.5 cm
Length: 41.4 cm
Width: 29.7 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

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


12th Dynasty#
Middle Kingdom
Circa -2010 - Circa -1950

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Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 366
  • Type: Excavator's mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.71d.1903
Primary reference Number: 50680
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 18 April 2019 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

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

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