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Model Solar Boat of Imhotep

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12–13
Date:
ca. 1859–1640 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht South, Mastaba of Imhotep, MMA excavations, 1913–14
Medium:
Wood, stucco, paint
Dimensions:
L. 108 × H. 36.2 cm (42 1/2 × 14 1/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1914
Accession Number:
14.3.22
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

Arnold, Dorothea 2015. "Statues in Their Settings: Encountering the Divine." In Ancient Egypt Transformed: The Middle Kingdom, edited by Adela Oppenheim, Dorothea Arnold, Dieter Arnold, and Kei Yamamoto. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, n. 33.

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