<em>Tomb Relief with a Ship Scene</em>, ca. 2500–2350 B.C.E. Limestone, 23 3/4 x 17 5/16 in. (60.3 x 43.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 35.640. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 35.640.jpg)

Tomb Relief with a Ship Scene

Medium: Limestone

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 2500–2350 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 23 3/4 x 17 5/16 in. (60.3 x 43.9 cm)


Museum Location: Old Kingdom to 18th Dynasty, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 35.640

Image: 35.640.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Fragment of limestone raised relief from a mastaba. Subject: sailor climbing rigging of a vessel. Above, remains of register of slaughtering scene; at right incomplete column of hieroglyphs. Condition: Preserved portion in good condition. Various minor scratches on edges and parts of the surface are pitted. Very faint traces of red and yellow paint still noticeable on background.

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