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Mummified duck case

Period:
Old Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 6, first half
Date:
ca. 2323–2255 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Giza, Western Cemetery, Mastaba G/2385/Pit G 2385 A (debris in shaft), Harvard-Boston MFA excavations, 1912
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
10 5/8 in. (27 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1937
Accession Number:
37.6.4a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 103
Excavated by the Harvard-Boston MFA Excavations at Giza, 1912. Allotted to the MFA by the Egyptian Government in the division of finds. Purchased by the Museum from the MFA, 1937.

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