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Stuccoed and painted wood
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Etruscan Chandelier
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Tabula Cortonensis
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Luca Signorelli - Tondo Signorelli
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Musa Polimnia
Stuccoed and painted wood
Etruscan Chandelier
Tabula Cortonensis
Luca Signorelli - Tondo Signorelli
Musa Polimnia

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Description

Egyptian model boat, on which the deceased is depicted in the act of receving a report from the scribe and other administrators; widespread belief had it that, if placed in their tombs, funerary boats would continue serving their owners in the afterlife; model funerary boats were a common feature throughout the Middle Kingdom (about 2060-1785 b.C.).

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