University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:E14260.1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Locus: Tomb 2111, Tomb of Khentkhety
Period: First Intermediate Period
Date Made: 2130-1980 BC
Early Date: 2130
Late Date: 2130-1980 BC
Iconography:Sailing Boat
Length: 78.3
Credit Line:Gift of the British School of Archaeology in Egypt, 1921


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.


[Book] Horne, Lee C.. 1985. Introduction to the Collections of The University Museum.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 19/5View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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