|Realisation Price||3,000.00 USD|
Goldberg Auctioneers / The Fall Manuscript, Collectibles, Stamp (#82) - 14/11/2014 / Ancient Egypt / Lot 1388
Wooden Funerary Boat, Middle Kingdom, ca. 2133- 1797 BC This funerary boat model has the prow with the head of the god of mummification, Anubis, and a canopy. Under the canopy, there are two kneeling rowers, missing their oars, and presumably the deceased seated on a thrown. The three figures are painted red and are wearing short black wigs and white tunics. The boat is white with stripes of red and black paint on the side of boat, red stripes on poles of canopy, and the top of canopy is painted with red and orange stripes. Posts have been repainted and glued. Figures appear to be of the time period but may not be original to this particular boat. No repainting to the canopy and minor repainting to bottom part. . Height: 8 ¾"; Length: 13"; Width: 5 ¾". For similar examples see Auctionata, November 2013, Lot 45 and Bonhams, October 2009, Lot 29 Buyer responsible for third party shipping. Call to make arrangements. Estimated Value $7,500 - 10,000.