Offering case in the shape of a goose
Old Kingdom, dynasty 6
Findspot: Egypt, Giza
Length: 38 cm (14 15/16 in.)
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Offering case in the shape of a goose; it was meant to contain food offerings for the deceased. The exterior and interior were originally painted yellow.
From Giza, G 2385 A / 49. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition