Models of Rowing Oars card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Models of Rowing Oars


Currently not on display


Four wooden oars from ship models, longest being 530 mm. One has pataches of red paint and is marked in black 320; another is marked 577. 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): Grey/white residue on some, surface dirt.