lunes, 3 de noviembre de 2014


Detail of an image on a Nagada urn thought to depict a boat funeral. Depictions of boats not only echo everyday life scenes but in many cases were the representation of the symbolic pilgimage of the deceased to a shrine of the deity who presided over the realm of the dead. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: Predynastic c.3500BC. Place of Origin: Nagada. Material Size: Terracotta with red paint. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Otago Museum, Dunedin New Zealand . Location: 35.

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