Ladle or Shallow Pan in Form of Goose's Neck
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor
This object may have served as a ladle or cooking pan. The graceful handle reproduces the curved neck of a goose and recalls similar forms on stone vessels and spoons of the period.
ca. 1479-1400 B.C.E.
Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund
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Ladle or Shallow Pan in Form of Goose's Neck, ca. 1479-1400 B.C.E. Bronze, 4 9/16 x 9 3/8 in. (11.6 x 23.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 13.1045. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.13.1045_erg456.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 9/6/2007
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Bronze ladle or shallow pan with round bowl and flat tapering handle terminating in goose’s neck and head, bent back from handle to form loop. Two sets of three incised lines on handle; eyes of goose originally inlaid.
Condition: Good, bronze is yellow-brown and now in very good condition. Object was heavily corroded and showed slightly traces of bronze disease.
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