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Meketre's Model Fishing Boats
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Two model papyrus fishing boats were found in the tomb of Meketre.

They are filled with fishermen doing their work and being directed by an oarsman sitting at the stern.

A huge net with wooden floaters is filled with fish and is stretched between the two boats.

Dimensions:  Height 31.5 cm  Length 95 cm  Width 62 cm

Attributes Attributes

Culture:

Pharaonic

Technique:

Sculpted

Style:

Middle Kingdom

Materials:

Wood
Type Type

Type:

Fishing Boat

Map Map

Location: 

Egyptian Museum

Created: 

Luxor
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Created: 

11th Dynasty

Acquired: 

1920 AD
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