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Boat: E.71a.1903

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Description

Wooden model of a sailing boat, with two men pushing at the boat using a pole; three men hoisting the sail; one man operating the rudder, and one look out on the prow. Boat painted yellow, men have white kilts, black hair and red-brown bodies. Plaster coating in some places.

Notes

History note: From J. Garstang's excavations

Measurements and weight

Height: 40.5 cm
Length: 62 cm
Width: 12.4 cm

Find spot

  • Beni Hasan

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1903) by The Beni Hasan Excavation Committee

Dating

Twelfth Dynasty
Middle Kingdom
Circa 2010 - Circa 1950

Materials used in production

Wood Linen Plaster

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 366
  • Excavator's mark

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.71a.1903
Primary reference Number: 50677
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 18 April 2019 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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