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Wooden steering oar: E.106.1903

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Current Location: Gallery 19

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Wooden steering oar

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Description

Model steering oar, with painted blade, from a model boat; upper part of oar partially eaten away.
The two eyes are similar in design to those found on the side panels of coffins dating from this period.

Measurements and weight

Height: 57 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1903) by The Beni Hasan Excavation Committee

Dating

Middle Kingdom
-2055 BCE - -1650 BCE

Materials used in production

Wood

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.106.1903
Primary reference Number: 50715
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 9 September 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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