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. Gesso covering, painted to represent stretched yellow hide. See Garstang, ‘The Burial Customs of Ancient Egypt’. London (1907) p. 221. From Beni Hasan, cemetery below the Middle Kingdom rock-cut tombs: excavated by John Garstang of the Liverpool Institute of Archaeology, 1902-1904. CONDITION NOTE (1998): Surface loss, dry, splitting, surface dirt.