Mold of a lapwing (rekhyt)

Egyptian
New Kingdom?
1550–1070 B.C.


Accession Number

RES.62.88

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Molds

Limestone sculptors model with “rkhyt” bird in sunk relief. Details on the wings and body are incised. The surface is worn and scratched.

Provenance

Bequest of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt. 1962: Accepted by the MFA; 1969: Arrived at the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt