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Tomb Model

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Object Number:E14260.9
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

Wooden model of a rudder, originally tied to the stern of the boat. Half of the rudder has been reconstructed with a modern wood dowel.

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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