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Basin with boat from King Tutankhamun’s collection

New Kingdom
 
Alabaster, Ivory, gold, semi precious stones and
glass paste
H. 37cm, L. 58.3 cm
 
A box fixed to a pedestal placed in a rectangular basin. The bow and stern of the boat are finished with antelope heads with real horns.
 
Richly decorated columns with capitals in the shape of lotus flowers and papyrus support a canopy in the center of the boat.
 
A naked young girl crouching in the bow holding a lotus flower in her hand and realistically portrayed female dwarf stand at the stern of the boat.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
    Basin with Boat  
Cosmetic Jar
 
Sunshade
 
Ivory Headrest
     
Thutmose III