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Model of a boat under sail

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The following description reflects this object’s current condition and state of assembly, which were achieved after conservation. Photography that appears with this record may show the object prior to changes made during conservation. This wooden tomb model depicts a boat with a crew of...

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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.

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Length x width x height: 57 x 11 x 23 cm (22 7/16 x 4 5/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.16705

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

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