<em>Harbor Scene</em>, ca. 1336-1295 B.C.E. Limestone, 11 15/16 x 16 1/8 x 1 7/16 in. (30.4 x 41 x 3.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 48.112. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 48.112_SL1.jpg)

Harbor Scene

Medium: Limestone

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1336-1295 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 11 15/16 x 16 1/8 x 1 7/16 in. (30.4 x 41 x 3.7 cm)


Museum Location: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 48.112

Image: 48.112_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Fragment of limestone tomb relief. At right in raised relief two small boats, one of which is being unloaded by two men (the one at right possibly a hunchback). Two naked boys at play, one on boat, the other in water (?). Remains of another boat above this scene. On the second boat an Egyptian leads off to the left a bound prisoner whom he probably was presenting to an official. Figure of the Egyptian seemingly unfinished and is in both raised and sunk relief. Incomplete, incised inscription at left center. In lower left, the rigging (?) of another ship. Condition: Lower left corner broken off. Stone in sound condition. No remains of paint.

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