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Model of butchers at work

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Object name: Model of butchers at work

Accession no.: E.71c.1903

Other numbers and markings: tbd

Dimensions: H 16 cm W 29 cm D 23 cm

Brief 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.

Date: About 2120–1950 BC

Twelfth dynasty

Middle Kingdom

Further dating information

Find spot: Beni Hasan

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Acquisition: Beni Hasan Excavation Committee

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Construction, decoration and materials:

Basic info: JD will do

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Conservation treatments


Other images

Model of butchers at work, back view

Model of butchers at work, front general view

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