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Quail box

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Wooden box(a) and lid(b) in form of dressed bird; pts. white outside, bk. pitch inside. Contains quail(c) wrapped in linen.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Tomb of Seniu(?) at D. el Bahari. Cf. BullMMA. Dec. 1920, II. pp. 4 ff. Exchange with Met. Mus. Art, N.Y.

Credit Line

Recieved from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, by exchange

New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1550–1295 B.C.

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: (a-b) Length: 0.181 / (c) Length: 0.100

Accession Number

37.551a-c

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects