Egyptian weavers model



Egyptian weavers model
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 – early Dynasty2010–1961 BCE
15 15/16 x 5 1/2 x 10 5/8 in. (40.5 x 14 x 27 cm)
Painted wooden model of a group of women spinning and weaving. The two women at the front are spinning flax. The two women at the back are working on a loom.

From Deir el-Bersha, tomb 10, shaft A (tomb of Djehutynakht). May 1915: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: March 1, 1921)

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