Wooden funerary figure



Accession Number
W685
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Drawers beneath senet board, Drawer 6
Object Type
Model, Unidentified funerary model, Unidentified figure
Period
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty
Twelfth Dynasty
Material
Wood
Provenance
Egypt
Measurements
Height: 105mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

This wooden funerary figure had previously been described as a 'man ploughing', but from his position seems more likely to have been a crew member of a model boat. Its provenance is unknown, but is comparable to other examples dating to the Twelfth Dynasty in the Theban region.