Model duck

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, reign of Djedkare Isesi
2381–2353 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4733 E

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 6.7 x 4.3 x 3.2 cm (2 5/8 x 1 11/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.2818

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

On View

Egypt: Old Kingdom Funerary Arts Gallery (Gallery 105B)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Alabaster model in the form of a trussed duck; one of five model ducks.

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 government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition