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Egyptian model of a rowing boat, from Beni Hasan

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An image of Model Boat. Wooden model of a rowing boat with seven oarsmen (one missing at the front); a look-out on the prow; and a stroke caller (cox) in the bow. He sits beside a rudder-oar. The figures have white painted kilts and red-brown flesh. Some figures have real linen loin cloths. Production Place: Egypt. Find Spot: Tomb of Khety, tomb 366 (Beni Hasan), Egypt. Painted wood, linen, height, 25 cm, length 59 cm, width 12 cm, circa 2010-circa 1950 B.C. 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom.

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Model Boat. Wooden model of a rowing boat with seven oarsmen (one missing at the front); a look-out on the prow; and a stroke caller (cox) in the bow. He sits beside a rudder-oar. The figures have white painted kilts and red-brown flesh. Some figures have real linen loin cloths. Production Place: Egypt. Find Spot: Tomb of Khety, tomb 366 (Beni Hasan), Egypt. Painted wood, linen, height, 25 cm, length 59 cm, width 12 cm, circa 2010-circa 1950 B.C. 12th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom.

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  • Accession Number: E.71b.1903
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/32.0
  • Focal length: 80
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Katie Young
  • Image height: 724 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.7 (Macintosh)
  • Filesize: 108.96kB
  • Exposure time: 1/250
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 32/1

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Ancient Egypt antiquity BC beni hasan boats Egyptian figures Fitz_ANT grave goods linen loin cloth male men Middle Kingdom model oars oarsman painted rowing boat rudder wood wooden

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