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Category

model

Name

boat

Description

wooden model of a sailing boat, with two men pushing at the boat using a pole; three men hoisting the sail; one man operating the rudder, and one look out on the prow. Boat painted yellow, men have white kilts, black hair and red-brown bodies.Plaster coating in some places.

Field Collection

Beni Hasan Egypt

Technique Description

painted

Dimensions

height 40.5 cm
length 62 cm
width 12.4 cm

Period

Twelfth Dynasty
Middle Kingdom

Provenance

given: Beni Hasan Excavation Committee 1903 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

from J. Garstang's excavations

Inscriptions/Marks

  1. excavator's mark
    Content: 366

Documentation

  1. Garstang, J.
    Burial customs of ancient Egypt; as illustrated by tombs of the Middle Kingdom, being a report of excavations made in the necropolis of Beni Hasan during 1902-4
    [comments: p.224]
  2. Bourriau, J.D.
    (1988) Pharaohs and mortals; Egyptian art in the Middle Kingdom , Cambridge (Cambs.) (1988) Cambridge (Cambs.)
    [comments: no. 94]
  3. Murray, M.A.
    The Splendour That Was Egypt
    [comments: pl. VIII]

Material/s

wood, plaster and linen

Accession Number

E.71a.1903 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 50677; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-12)

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