Model of a Boat Cabin card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Model of a Boat Cabin


Currently not on display


Large canopy from a boat. Fragile gesso covering, painted with yellow and white squares, with a shield painted to imitate cow-hide. Marked in black 551 BH. From Beni Hasan tomb 551. CONDITION NOTE (1998): Gesso is flaking and loose, wood dry and cracking, surface dirt.