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Container in the Shape of a Duck

New Kingdom
Dynasty 18
reign of Amenhotep I
ca. 1525–1504 B.C.
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb of Meritamun (TT 358, MMA 65), corridor, MMA excavations, 1928–29
Wood (Sycomore?), stucco, pitch
l. 23.5 cm (9 1/4 in); w. 14.5 cm (4 11/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1930
Accession Number:
30.3.21a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Museum excavations, 1928-1929. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds. Accessioned, 1930.

Hayes, William C. 1959. Scepter of Egypt II: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part II: The Hyksos Period and the New Kingdom (1675-1080 B.C.). Cambridge, Mass.: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 53, fig. 25, p. 54.

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