Offering case for a goose

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2350–2170 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, tomb G 2385 A / 55

Dimensions

Length x width: 31 x 22 cm (12 3/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3485

Medium or Technique

Stone; Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

Limestone case for goose; lower part only; yellow wash inside and out; broken into seven pieces. Fits 13.3482.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 2385 A / 55. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition