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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 147cm (57 7/8 in); w. 33 cm (13 in), with oars 73 cm (28 3/4 in); h. 40 cm (15 3/4 in)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1920
Accession Number: 20.3.4

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