Tomb Model


From: Egypt | Sedment

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number E14260.3
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Egypt | Sedment
Locus Tomb 2111, Tomb of Khentkhety
Period First Intermediate Period
Date Made 2130-1980 BCE
Section Egyptian
Materials Wood | Pigment
Iconography Sailing Boat | Men

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.

Length 78.3 cm
Credit Line Distribution from the British School of Archaeology in Egypt, 1921

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