Model offering in the form of a trussed duck

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 4733 E

Dimensions

Length: 9.1 cm (3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.2816

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

On View

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

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Model food offering in the shape of a trussed duck.

Provenance

From 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)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition