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Rowing boat model

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Object name: Rowing boat model

Accession no.: E.71b.1903

Other numbers and markings: tbd

Dimensions: H 25 cm W 59 cm D 12 cm

Brief description:

Wooden model of a rowing boat with seven oarsmen (one missing at the front); a look-out on the prow; and a stroke caller (cox) in the bow. He sits beside a rudder-oar. The figures have white painted kilts and red-brown flesh. Some figures have real linen loin cloths.

Date: About 2120–1950 BC

Twelfth Dynasty

Middle Kingdom

Further dating information

Find spot: Beni Hasan

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Acquisition: Given by the Beni Hasan Excavation Committee

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Construction, decoration and materials:

Basic info: JD will do

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Other images

Rowing boat model full side view

detail of one of the oarsmen

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Rowing boat model back view

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