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Alabaster model of a trussed duck.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 4733 E. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, reign of Djedkare Isesi, 2415–2371 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Object Place

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 4.3 x 5.1 x 7.8 cm (1 11/16 x 2 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.2817

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models