Tomb Model


Location: On Display in the Ancient Egypt: Discovery to Display

From: Egypt | Sedment

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number E14260.5
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
Section Egyptian
Materials Wood | Pigment
Iconography Sailing Boat | Men

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.

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

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