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Model boat masts (2)

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12
Reign:
Amenemhat II, late
Date:
ca. 1981–1802 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht South, Mastaba B (Djehuty), South Area, between mastaba and south enclosure wall, MMA excavations, 1930–31
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
b: H. 45.9 cm (18 1/16 in.); W. 1.3 cm (1/2 in.) c. H. 46.2 cm (18 3/16 in.); W. 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1932
Accession Number:
32.1.124b, c
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. "Model Sailing Boat Transporting a Mummy." In Ancient Egypt Transformed: The Middle Kingdom, edited by Adela Oppenheim, Dorothea Arnold, Dieter Arnold, and Kei Yamamoto. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, pp. 222–23, no. 159.

Oppenheim, Adela 2015. "Introduction: What Was the Middle Kingdom?." In Ancient Egypt Transformed: The Middle Kingdom, edited by Adela Oppenheim, Dorothea Arnold, Dieter Arnold, and Kei Yamamoto. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 6.

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, p. 19.

Grajetzki, Wolfram 2015. "The Pharaoh's Subjects: Court and Provinces." In Ancient Egypt Transformed: The Middle Kingdom, edited by Adela Oppenheim, Dorothea Arnold, Dieter Arnold, and Kei Yamamoto. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 123.

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