<em>Hollow Figure of a Trussed Duck</em>, ca. 1539-1292 B.C.E. Egyptian alabaster (calcite), 2 1/4 x 3 3/4 x 5 in. (5.7 x 9.5 x 12.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Collection Fund, 11.667. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.11.667_tlf.jpg)

Hollow Figure of a Trussed Duck

Medium: Egyptian alabaster (calcite)

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1539-1292 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 2 1/4 x 3 3/4 x 5 in. (5.7 x 9.5 x 12.7 cm)



Accession Number: 11.667

Image: CUR.11.667_tlf.jpg,To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum Broooklyn Installation (2010)

Catalogue Description:
Large alabaster figure of a trussed duck in the round. Interior hollowed out to form receptacle. Probably originally fitted with cover in form of duck’s head. Condition: General condition good, rim chipped, surface slightly worn. Down center of one side are faint traces of marks.

Brooklyn Museum