Figurine of bird

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, 2000

Dimensions

Height x length: 3.1 x 4.8 cm (1 1/4 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

12.1187

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Gray clay figurine of a bird. It has two thick stumpy legs, a tiny pointed end, and a large rounded end. It does not look like a bird. It is crude modeling.

Provenance

From Mesheikh. Mes / 2000

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition