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Case in the shape of a dressed goose (upper)

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From Giza, tomb G 2385 A / 48. Limestone case for goose; upper part (cover) only; yellow wash inside and out.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 2385 A. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, 2350–2338 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 12.6 x 24.5 x 39 cm (4 15/16 x 9 5/8 x 15 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3479

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects