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Model of a goose

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty
2040–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, shaft A (Djehutynakht)

Dimensions

Approximately length: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-433

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Model of a goose. Fine work, similar to 15-5-308. Now joined to the procession of offering bearers 21.326

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A chamber. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 8, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition