276. MODEL SHIP ((?) for funerary pilgrimage) with rigging and sails. 1
(see 336, 321)
Resting upon the model granary (No. 277); bows towards west; some of the cords of the
L. overall (i.e., longer axis of the ship) 118; Max. beam 22; Max. depth 10, cents.
L. of main deck, 61.5, cents.
Representing (?) a carvel-built ship, of reed float form; stem pointed; stern of fish-tail
Made out of a log of wood shaped and planed with an adze.
It represents a boat somewhat of the reef float form; the stem and stern ends rising in a
curved line; with bulwark 1.5 cents. high, showing a main deck space 61.5 cents long;
overhanging forecastle and poop decks, upon which are pavilions, and on the poop deck the
steering paddles; central cabin on deck with (aft) staircase leading up to roof of cabin.
No thwarts or cross-ties are shown.