<em>Dish in the Form of a Trussed Duck</em>, ca. 1336-1327 B.C.E., ca. 1327-1323 B.C.E., or ca. 1323-1295 B.C.E. Egyptian alabaster (calcite) or aragonite, 2 7/8 x 5/8 x 5 3/4 in. (7.3 x 1.6 x 14.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Collection Fund, 11.665. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.11.665_wwg8.jpg)

Dish in the Form of a Trussed Duck

Medium: Egyptian alabaster (calcite) or aragonite

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1336-1327 B.C.E., ca. 1327-1323 B.C.E., or ca. 1323-1295 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 2 7/8 x 5/8 x 5 3/4 in. (7.3 x 1.6 x 14.6 cm) 2 11/16 x 5 15/16 in. (6.8 x 15.1 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 11.665

Image: CUR.11.665_wwg8.jpg,West Wing gallery 8 installation

Catalogue Description:
Alabaster toilet dish in the form of a trussed duck. Head curved and joined to front of dish with openwork neck forming handle. Wings and feet incised on underside of dish. Eyes inlaid with black substance. This may be a cover for a stone vessel, which was probably intended to hold paint. Condition: Perfect. One edge of interior of dish has slight depression with brown stains.

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