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Model steering oar blade

Blade of steering oar, painted in green lotus pattern. Conserved by Nadia Lokma in August, 2000; now joined to boat MFA 21.877.

Provenance

From Deir el-Bersha, pit 10A. 1915: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: March 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty, 2040–1783 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Accession Number

21.936

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models