University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:E14347.1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Sedment
Locus: Tomb 2111, Tomb of Khentkhety
Period: First Intermediate Period
Date Made: 2130-1980 BC
Early Date: 2130
Late Date: 2130-1980 BC
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Gesso
Technique:Painted
Iconography:Boat
Men
Oars
Credit Line:Gift of the British School of Archaeology in Egypt, 1921

Description

Row boat with 16 figures (14 oarsmen, 1 man at rudder, 1 with bumper at the prow). 10 of the oars preserved, and four further fragments (E14347.2-.5).


Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects.View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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