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Steering oars from a model funerary boat

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Steering oars for 04.1779a. Painted red.

Provenance

From Asyut. 1903: excavated by Emile Gaston Chassinat and Charles Palanque for the Institut francais d'archeologie orientale, Cairo; 1904: purchased for the MFA by Albert M. Lythgoe.

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, 1991–1783 B.C.

Object Place

Asyut, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x length: 34.3 x 83.8 cm (13 1/2 x 33 in.)

Accession Number

04.1779b-c

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

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Models