Location: On Display in the Ancient Egypt: Discovery to Display
From: Egypt | Sedment
Curatorial Section: Egyptian
|Current Location||Ancient Egypt: Discovery to Display - On Display|
|Provenience||Egypt | Sedment|
|Locus||Tomb 2111, Tomb of Khentkhety|
|Period||First Intermediate Period|
|Date Made||2130-1980 BCE|
|Materials||Wood | Pigment|
|Iconography||Sailing Boat | Men|
Wooden model of a boat, depicted going upstream. The hull is painted buff-orange, with red lines on the deck representing beams. Peg holes in the deck, most of which have painted human feet facing the bow. Five male figures stand or squat on the deck, along with an awning painted to resemble a cow skin. Rudder pole and rudder at the stern.
|Credit Line||Distribution from the British School of Archaeology in Egypt, 1921|
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