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Funeral Boat Setting out under Sail

Period: Middle Kingdom
Dynasty: Dynasty 12
Reign: reign of Amenemhat I, early
Date: ca. 1981–1975 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Southern Asasif, Tomb of Meketre (TT 280, MMA 1101), MMA 1920
Medium: Wood, paint, plaster, linen twine and cloth
Dimensions: L. 145 cm (57 1/16 in.), with rudder 158 cm (62 3/16 in.); W. 28 cm (11 in.), with mast 81 cm (31 7/8 in.); H. 53.4 cm (21 in.), with mast 112 cm (44 1/8 in.)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1920
Accession Number: 20.3.4

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