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Egyptian Brewery and Bakery Model, 11th-12th DynastiesIn wood polychrome stucco, the model consists of: a kneeling woman kneading dough, a woman fanning cover home loaf pans with sides, two other women, one holding a jar; three men standing, one brewing beer, one holding a jar and the third carrying a basket on her head.Models like this are an illustration of the grave goods from the 1st Intermediate Period and the Middle Kingdom. These models appear from the 6th Dynasty (c. 2350 BC) on and have the same purpose as the scenes carved on the walls of the tombs of the Old Kingdom, to provide for the deceased in their afterlife.

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