Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Half of a Food Case Containing a Preserved Goose

New Kingdom
Early Dynasty 18
ca. 1550–1479 B.C.
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Southern Asasif, Meketre Valley, Burial of Prince Amenemhat (MMA 1021), inside or near entrance, MMA excavations, 1918–19
Wood, stucco, bitumen
L. 50.5 cm ( 19 7/8 in.); W. 25 cm (9 13/16 in.); Th. 1.5-1.7 cm (11/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1919
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Museum excavations 1918-1919. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

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. 52.

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