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Mold of a lapwing (rekhyt)

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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

Egyptian, New Kingdom?, 1550–1070 B.C.

Accession Number

RES.62.88

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Molds