Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, reign of Djedkare Isesi
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4733 E
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.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Egypt: Old Kingdom Funerary Arts Gallery (Gallery 105B)
Alabaster model in the form of a trussed duck; one of five model ducks.
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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition