Model of ancient Egyptian funerary boat with two oars

Made:
1915 in Europe
maker:
Unknown
Model (scale 1:10) of ancient Egyptian boat with two oars; copied from XII Dynasty boat found at Dahshur, now in Cairo Model (scale 1:10) of ancient Egyptian boat with two oars; copied from XII Dynasty boat found at Dahshur, now in Cairo Model (scale 1:10) of ancient Egyptian boat with two oars; copied from XII Dynasty boat found at Dahshur, now in Cairo

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Model (scale 1:10) of ancient Egyptian boat with two oars; copied from XII Dynasty boat found at Dahshur, now in Cairo
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Model (scale 1:10) of ancient Egyptian boat with two oars; copied from XII Dynasty boat found at Dahshur, now in Cairo
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Model (scale 1:10) of ancient Egyptian boat with two oars; copied from XII Dynasty boat found at Dahshur, now in Cairo
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Model, scale 1:10, of ancient Egyptian funerary boat with two ceremonial oars; copied from XII Dynasty boat found at Dahshur in 1893, now in the Cairo Museum, unsigned, 1893-1915

Whole model of an Egyptian funerary boat of the 12th Dynasty, c. 2000 BC Scale 1:.10. A model based on the boat unearthed in 1893 from beside the northern pyramid of Dashur. (Reisner Catalogue no. 4925)

Details

Category:
Water Transport
Object Number:
1915-59
Materials:
cotton (fibre), paint and wood (unidentified)
type:
riverboat
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • watercraft
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • watercraft
  • ceremonial watercraft
credit:
Parvis, G.