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Painted limestone granary model; six cylindrical granaries with flat base, conical tops and square doors at bottom. Separate rectangular base with raised platform. Both granaries and base inscribed.


  • ID
  • Department
    Oriental Institute, Chicago
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Said to be from tomb of Nikauinpu, location unknown, presumed to be at Giza
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    122-127h x 63-67d mm
  • Credit Line
    Oriental Institute, Chicago
  • Accession Number
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5 or Dynasty 6
  • Object owned by
    The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago

Tombs and Monuments 1

Photos 5

Institutions 1