My Visit My Collection Search Help
Language: Go
Text Version
Library Library
Innovators and Skilled Artisans

Tour

Daily Life in Ancient Egypt

Tour

Egyptians at Play

Tour

Egyptian Laws and Social Customs

Collection of 7 Articles

The Textile Industry in Egypt

Collection of 10 Articles

Household Miniatures

Article

Occupations of Women in Ancient Egypt

Article

Ancient Egyptian Textile Workshops

Article

Weaving Textiles in Ancient Egypt

Article

Send to a Friend Send to a Friend Add to My Collection Add to My Collection
Meketre's Weaving and Textile Workshop
  Click To Zoom

 
Listen ‫IBM Text-to-speech

In this model from the collection of Meketre, which shows a weaving workshop, a group of women are preparing the flax for spinning, and then weaving it on two horizontal looms.

Some of the women are squatting, weaving the linen on their looms. Others are busy spinning, while standing and holding their spindle whirls.

Dimensions:  Height 26 cm  Length 93 cm  Width 43 cm

Attributes Attributes

Culture:

Pharaonic

Technique:

Sculpted

Style:

Middle Kingdom

Materials:

Wood
  Flax
  Fiber (from Plants and Animals)
Type Type

Type:

Model of Weaving and Spinning

Map Map

Location: 

Egyptian Museum

Created: 

Luxor
Timeline Timeline

Created: 

11th Dynasty

Acquired: 

1920 AD
Topics Topics

Topics:

Arts and Crafts
Crafts
Carpentry
Textiles
Society and Culture
Religion and Spirituality
Beliefs
Sites & Museums Sites & Museums
Egyptian Museum
Connections Connections
Model of Meketre Counting Cattle
Model of Meketre Counting Cattle

Meketre's Model Fishing Boats
Meketre's Model Fishing Boats

Model of Meketre's Carpenters' Workshop
Model of Meketre's Carpenters' Workshop

Deir el-Bahari
Deir el-Bahari

About Eternal Egypt Eternal Egypt Screensaver Terms of Use Contact Us
© Copyright 2005. All rights reserved.