Model offering in the form of a pigeon
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, reign of Djedkare Isesi
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 4733 E
Length: 5.6 cm (2 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Egypt: Old Kingdom Funerary Arts Gallery (Gallery 105B)
Alabaster model in the form of a pigeon; the tail was broken off and mended.
Giza, tomb G 4733 E. February, 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1921)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition