domingo, 27 de marzo de 2016

Model boat

Model boat
Painted wooden model of a Nile boat with rowers and armed guard. This boat model includes an armed man with speckled cowhide shield. He may be the officer and the crew would then be a troop of soldiers. The military features in burials of this date may reflect conditions during and after the civil wars of the Ist Intermediate Period (ended c. 2025 BC).
Present location NATIONAL MUSEUM OF IRELAND [30/002] DUBLIN ...
Inventory number 1920:270
Dating MIDDLE KINGDOM
Archaeological Site BENI HASSAN
Category BOAT (MODEL)
Material WOOD
Technique PAINTED; CARVED

Bibliography•John Garstang, The Burial Customs of Ancient Egypt, London 1907, 89-98, 160-161, 231-232.
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