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Food Case Probably Containing a Preserved Pigeon

Period: New Kingdom
Dynasty: Early Dynasty 18
Date: ca. 1550–1479 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Southern Asasif, Meketre Valley, Cliff Tomb (MMA 1021), inside or near entrance, MMA excavations, 1918–19
Medium: Wood, plaster, bitumen
Dimensions: L. 20.5 cm (8 1/16 in.); W. 11 cm (4 5/16 in.); H. 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.); D. 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.); Th. 2 cm (13/16 in.)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1919
Accession Number: 19.3.289a, b

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