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Tomb Model

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Object Number:E14260.5
Current Location: Ancient Egypt: Discovery to Display
Currently On Display
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
Iconography:Sailing Boat
Men
Length: 78.3 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the British School of Archaeology in Egypt, 1921

Description

Painted wooden model of a squatting male figure. Both arms are extended in front of the figure, with the left arm higher than the right. The figure's left hand is open, while his right is made into a fist, so that he could hold a portion of the original rigging. Kilt is painted white, skin is red, and the 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

Bibliography:

[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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