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Case in the shape of a pigeon or dove (lower part)

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Lower part only; yellow wash inside and out.

Provenance

From Giza. G 2381 Z / 116. 1913: 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, 2323–2150 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Length: 24.5 cm (9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.4315

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment