Quail box

New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1550–1295 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: (a-b) Length: 0.181 / (c) Length: 0.100

Accession Number

37.551a-c

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

Wooden box(a) and lid(b) in form of dressed bird; pts. white outside, bk. pitch inside. Contains quail(c) wrapped in linen.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Tomb of Seniu(?) at D. el Bahari. Cf. BullMMA. Dec. 1920, II. pp. 4 ff.
Exchange with Met. Mus. Art, N.Y.

Credit Line

Recieved from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, by exchange