Wooden funerary figure from a model boat



Accession Number
W674
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Model, Unidentified funerary model, Funerary figure from an unknown funerary model | Model, Model Boat, Part of boat, Crew/passenger
Period
Middle Kingdom
Dynasties
Eleventh Dynasty to Twelfth Dynasty
Material
Wood
Measurements
Height: 178mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

This figure is likely a sailor as its arms are outstretched to hold a punt. It is heavily gessoed and crudely modelled. It wears a kilt and a white filet on its short wig. It is stylistically similar to figures from Middle Egypt, dating to the Eleventh to Twelfth Dynasty.

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