Model Paddling Boat

Wood, paint, plaster, linen twine, linen fabric | 52.2in | c. 1981-1975 B.C.

Unknown Artist

The green color of the hull of this boat, its vertical prow, backward-curving stern and double steering oars imitate elements of vessels made from papyrus stalks. Even the lashings of the leather sheaths that covered prow and stern of such boats are ...
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