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Paddle

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Terrace debris

Dimensions

Paddle approximately 57.5 cm; handle width approximately 12.5, diameter: 4 cm

Accession Number

15-5-435

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Transportation

Large model paddle; flat on one side, convex on the other. Crudely carved. Hole halfway through handle for dowel or peg?

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, terrace debris.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition