Model of a boat



Accession Number
W925
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Fakes, forgeries, and replicas case
Object Types
Fakes and replicas, Fakes | Model, Model Boat
Periods
Predynastic Period to Modern
Material
Pottery
Measurements
Length: 156mm | Height: 70mm | Width: 55mm
Number of Elements
1
Culture
Egyptian

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Description

A Predynastic pottery boat model with coffin. It has been broken and mended. In the Predynastic Period people would not have been placed in coffins as shown here, as so is probably a fake.

Bibliography

Brunner-Traut, Emma 1975. Drei altägyptische Totenboote und vorgeschichtliche Bestattungsgefässe (Negade II). Revue d'égyptologie 27, 41–55. Merriman, Ann 2011. Egyptian watercraft models from the Predynastic to Third Intermediate Periods. BAR International Series 2263. Oxford: Archaeopress. [p. 422]