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Model of a boat being rowed

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Boat. Helmsman, tiller post and six rowers. Plastered and painted. Conserved and restored by Nadia Lokma, Summer 2000. Oars are modern.

Provenance

From Deir el-Bersha, tomb 10, shaft A (tomb of Djehutynakht). May 1915: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds 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 – early Dynasty, 2010–1961 B.C.

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Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Length x width x height: 76 x 21 x 31 cm (29 15/16 x 8 1/4 x 12 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.879

Medium or Technique

Wood

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The Ancient World

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