Model of a transport boat
While late Old Kingdom tombs had included limestone statuettes of people engaged in chores such as food preparation, a new development occurred during the First Intermediate Period and Middle Kingdom. Now, models made of wood, a less costly material, were manufactured in large numbers and placed in the burial chamber to furnish provisions for the deceased in the afterlife. In symbolically providing for the tomb owner's needs, the models functioned in much the same way as painted scenes of…
Campaigning in southern Iraq. Assyrian, about 640-620 B.C.E. From Nineveh, South-West Palace, Court XIX, panels 17-19. “ Assyrian soldiers lead prisoners through a landscape of date-palms, with a...
Deux modèles de barque funéraire à cabine centrale - antiquités Égyptiennes - PÉRIODE règne de Toutankhamon (1336-1327) - Egypte (origine) - LIEU DE DÉCOUVERTE tombe de Toutankhamon - Réunion des Musées Nationaux - Grand Palais -
model group; boat; figure | British Museum
Wooden model of boat under oars: the hull has curved sheer rising to high stern, which is rounded and has two projections intended to serve as a notch for the steering-oar. The bows are comparatively low and the raised fore-deck bears a centre strip with a notch projecting over the bows. The hull stands on a plinth carved in one piece with it; the deck is hollowed out to leave gunwales which merge into the raised fore-deck; there is no raised after-deck, but it is marked off from the main…
Unfired steatite seal with a flat-bottomed boat, Mohenjo-daro, Indus Valley. The evidence from the Harrapan civilization and their trade centers in Bahrain, Oman and Saudi Arabia - (goods which eventually reached Mesopotamia), indicate that they exported, via ship, more goods than they imported. But they did import valuable silver.
Los barcos y la navegación en la antigüedad (parte II)
LOS GRIEGOS La navegación y el mar en la cultura griega fueron los protagonistas y motores de desarrollo de su civilización. Los griegos lograron establecer una verdadera thalassocracia basada en …
Moulded tablet, Mohenjo-daro
Three sided molded tablet. One side shows a flat bottomed boat with a central hut that has leafy fronds at the top of two poles. Two birds sit on the deck and a large double rudder extends from the rear of the boat.
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Stèle de Tessalonique, Macédoine (IIIe siècle ap.J.C.) - Un timonier est à la barre d’un navire symétrique - La stèle porte une dédicace en la mémoire d’Aurélius Papianos : Αὐρ(ήλιος) Παπιανὸς Αὐρ(ηλίῳ) Ἀσκλη-πιῷ ἐκ τῶν ἰδίων μνείας χάριν. -Le Musée Imaginair