Model duck

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, reign of Djedkare Isesi
2415–2371 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 4733; Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 4.3 x 5.1 x 7.8 cm (1 11/16 x 2 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.2817

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Alabaster model of a trussed duck.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 4733 E. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition