University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: E14347.2
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: 1980
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

Fragment of an oar representing the paddle, and a small portion of the shaft, with a piece of linen thread wrapped around it.


Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 32,33, Back CoverView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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