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Man Carring Ducks

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Date:
ca. 1550–1295 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt; Probably from Upper Egypt, Thebes
Medium:
Tempera on mud plaster
Dimensions:
H. 13 cm (5 1/8 in.); W. 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Bashford Dean, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1332.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 117
The man depicted here is carrying groups of birds tied to a pole slung over his shoulder. He is moving towards a man seated on a low yellow bench who is probably preparing the meat of other birds for drying and storage (see detail of facsimile 15.5.19e above for a similar scene
Donated to the Museum by Bashford, 1906.

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