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Offering case for a goose

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Limestone case for goose; upper part (cover) only; inside hollowed for head; broken; yellow wash inside and out.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. Findspot Information: From Giza. G 2385 A / 50

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, 2323–2150 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .283 Length:

Accession Number

13.3481

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects