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Wooden model from Thebes (1)
10 October 2013 | by Francis Leveque | ref. : en.973.2013
XIXe - XVIIIe century BC | [en] modèle
Thèbes (Louxor), Egypte (Haute Egypte) ( Egypte )
 

Wooden model funerary barge from Thebes and dating to the 12th Dynasty (EA 9524). It represents a mummy lying under a canopy attended by mourners and a priest. These boats allowed the voyage across the Nile to the necropolis.

This model was acquired in 1835 with another boat model (9525) and a model granary (2463). All 3 come from of the same tomb, but it is not stated.

- typology : Reisner Type V; form II
- length: 66.7 centimetres
- width: 14.6 centimetres
- depth: 10.2 centimetres

 
           


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