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The Owsley Moment

Vivid descriptions of art on display in our part of the state

S02 E09 – Unidentified Craftsman (Egyptian) – Model of a Boat – 1991-1783 BCE


The Nile River was a crucial part of Ancient Egyptian society; small models relating to the river played an important religious role in the transition to the afterlife.

Written by Cassi Amman
Voiced by Courtney Martin
Produced by Sean Ashcraft in cooperation with the David Owsley Museum of Art and the Ball State School of Art.

Music used in this episode:
Raqset el-Hawanem
Anonymous composer
Performed by George Dmitri Sawa

Original air date: Mar. 22, 2018

Unidentified Craftsman (Egyptian) – Model of a Boat – 1991-1783 BCE – Photo by Steve Talley

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