Dish in the Form of a Trussed Duck
Cosmetic dishes in the form of trussed ducks were made throughout the Eighteenth Dynasty, This example shows the bird with its head turned back; the duck's openwork neck forms the handle of the dish.
- Medium: Alabaster
- Place Made: Egypt
- Dates: ca. 1336-1327 B.C.E., ca. 1327-1323 B.C.E., or ca. 1323-1295 B.C.E.
- Dynasty: late XVIII Dynasty
- Period: New Kingdom
- Dimensions: 2 7/8 x 5/8 x 5 3/4 in. (7.3 x 1.6 x 14.6 cm) (show scale)
- Collections:Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
- Museum Location: This item is on view in Egypt Reborn: Art for Eternity, 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor
- Accession Number: 11.665
- Credit Line: Museum Collection Fund
- Rights Statement: Creative Commons-BY
- Caption: Dish in the Form of a Trussed Duck, ca. 1336-1327 B.C.E., ca. 1327-1323 B.C.E., or ca. 1323-1295 B.C.E. Alabaster, 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
- Record Completeness: Best (82%)