Ladle or Shallow Pan in Form of Goose's Neck
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.
- Medium: Bronze
- Place Excavated: Abydos, Egypt
- Dates: ca. 1479-1400 B.C.E.
- Dynasty: XVIII Dynasty
- Period: New Kingdom
- Dimensions: Diam. of bowl 4 9/16 x 9 3/8 in. (11.6 x 23.8 cm) (show scale)
- Collections:Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
- Museum Location: This item is on view in Egypt Reborn: Art for Eternity, Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor
- Accession Number: 13.1045
- Credit Line: Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund
- Rights Statement: Creative Commons-BY
- Caption: Ladle or Shallow Pan in Form of Goose's Neck, ca. 1479-1400 B.C.E. Bronze, Diam. of bowl 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
- Catalogue Description: 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.
- Record Completeness: Best (82%)