Nebamun's cattle are driven up for his inspection while scribes tally their numbers - detail. From the wall paintings of the tomb of Nebamun, a wealthy accountant in the Temple of Amun at Thebes circa British Museum, London.
Baking Bread (detail) in a psalter by an unknown illuminator, Belgium, mid-1200s. Tempera colors, gold leaf, and ink on parchment, each leaf 9 1/4 x 6 1/2 in. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Ms. 14, fol. 8v - See more at: http://blogs.getty.edu/iris/slaving-over-a-hot-medieval-stove/#sthash.3IcaKoAh.W45mf6K7.dpuf