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E060381 Model Funerary Ship - Front, Ancient Civilisations, Egypt, North Africa. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Photography Dept - Photographer Unknown
 
Summary:
E060381 - 15/1/1962, boat model, , , , Egypt, Africa, North
Item Name:
boat model
Label:
This wooden, one metre long model is a Funerary Boat. It dates to the Middle Kingdom (2040 - 1640 BCE) in ancient Egypt a period in which such boat models were frequently placed in tombs to provide a transport to the underworld. The boat carries the mummy of the dead person under the canopy. On top of the canopy reclines a dog representing Anubis - the patron of embalming, who often accompanied the dead to the afterlife.
Keywords:
archaeology
model
funerary
burial
art
Country:
Egypt
Collection Area:
Africa, North
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
15/01/1962
Registration Number:
E060381
Associated Stories:
Ancient Egyptian Archaeology Collection
TRANSPORT
Egyptian Mummification
Images
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E060381 Model Funerary Ship - Front, Ancient Civilisations, Egypt, North Africa. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Photography Dept - Photographer Unknown
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E060381 Model Funerary Ship - Detail, Ancient Civilisations, Egypt, North Africa. Detail of figures and crack at base of prow. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Materials Conservation Dept
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E060381 Model Funerary Ship - Detail, Ancient Civilisations, Egypt, North Africa. Detail of figures around the coffin platform. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Materials Conservation Dept
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Boat model. Egypt, Africa 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Rebecca Fisher
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Boat model. Egypt, Africa 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Rebecca Fisher
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Boat model. Egypt, Africa 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Rebecca Fisher
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Boat model. Egypt, Africa 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Rebecca Fisher
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Boat model. Egypt, Africa 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Rebecca Fisher
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Boat model. Egypt, Africa 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Rebecca Fisher
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Boat model. Egypt, Africa 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Rebecca Fisher
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Boat model. Egypt, Africa 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Rebecca Fisher
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Boat model. Egypt, Africa 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Rebecca Fisher
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Boat model. Egypt, Africa 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Rebecca Fisher
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Boat model. Egypt, Africa Image taken at MQU during 2014 inventory 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Keren Ruki
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Boat model. Egypt, Africa Image taken at MQU during 2014 inventory 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Keren Ruki
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Boat model. Egypt, Africa Image taken at MQU during 2014 inventory 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Keren Ruki
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Boat model. Egypt, Africa Image taken at MQU during 2014 inventory 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Keren Ruki
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Boat model. Egypt, Africa Image taken at MQU during 2014 inventory 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Keren Ruki
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Boat model. Egypt, Africa Image taken at MQU during 2014 inventory 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Keren Ruki
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Boat model. Egypt, Africa Image taken at MQU during 2014 inventory 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Keren Ruki