Model of a 'Tankwa' or papyrus reed canoe with reed cargo

Model of "Tankwa" or  papyrus reed canoe with reed cargo Model of "Tankwa" or  papyrus reed canoe with reed cargo

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Model of "Tankwa" or papyrus reed canoe with reed cargo
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Model of "Tankwa" or papyrus reed canoe with reed cargo
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Model of a 'Tankwa' or papyrus reed canoe with reed cargo, as used on Lake Tsana in Abyssina (Ethiopa), unsigned, Ethiopa, 1920-1923

Details

Category:
Water Transport
Object Number:
1923-626
Materials:
leaf/papyrus, sisal and complete
Measurements:
overall: 65 x 300 x 150 mm
weight: 0.1kg
weight: 0.22046lbs
type:
canoe and model - representation
credit:
Bambridge, H.G.

Parts

Model of a Lake Tsana in Abyssina 'Tankwa' or papyrus reed canoe

Model of a Lake Tsana in Abyssina 'Tankwa' or papyrus reed canoe

Model of a Lake Tsana in Abyssina 'Tankwa' or papyrus reed canoe, unsigned, Ethiopa, 1920-1923

Measurements:
overall: 110 mm x 770 mm x 170 mm,
Materials:
reed and sisal
Object Number:
1923-626/1
type:
canoe and model - representation
Buddle of reeds

Buddle of reeds

Buddle of reeds, cargo for model of 'Tankwa', or papyrus reed canoe, as used on Lake Tsana in Abyssina (Ethiopa), unsigned, Ethiopa, 1920-1923

Materials:
leaf/papyrus , sisal and complete
Object Number:
1923-626/2
type:
model
Image ©
The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum