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Tomb Model

Object Number:E14260.3
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Locus: Tomb 2111, Tomb of Khentkhety
Period: First Intermediate Period
Date Made: 2130-1980 BCE
Early Date: 2130
Late Date: 1980
Iconography:Sailing Boat
Length: 78.3 cm
Credit Line:Distribution from the British School of Archaeology in Egypt, 1921


Painted wooden model of a squatting male figure. His hands are in front of his body, and hold the remains of string, possibly part of the original sail rigging. Kilt is painted white, skin is red, and hair is black.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Egyptian Daily Life (1977) View Objects in Exhibition
Ancient Egypt: Discovery to Display (23 Feb 2019) View Objects in Exhibition


[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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