Ancient Egyptian wooden model boat from tomb of Shemes,  Middle Kingdom (1980-1700 BC), Asyut. Egyptian Museum, Turin.  white background<br />
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In 1908 in Asyut, Egypt an intact tomb was discovered of an official named Shemes, it contained many rich grave goods. Two rectangular Coffins, one for Shemes and the other for a woman called Rehuerausen, possibly his wife. They carry typical Middle Kingdom decorations,

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