Case for a goose

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2350–2170 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 2385 A / 51

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .320 Length:

Accession Number

13.3482

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

Limestone case for goose; upper part (cover) only; inside hollowed for head; broken; yellow wash inside and out.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Findspot Information: From Giza, tomb G 2385 A / 51

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition