Medium: Clay, pigment
Dates:ca. 1390-1336 B.C.E.
Dimensions: 2 9/16 x 4 7/16 x 1 1/4 in. (6.5 x 11.2 x 3.2 cm)
Museum Location: Amarna Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor
Accession Number: 48.111
Catalogue Description: Painted pottery fish, interior hollow and fitted with six unpainted pottery pellets. Face area, tail, dorsal and anus fins and underbody painted light blue. Scales painted with black outline on tan background, in part colored blue and red. Eyes, mouth and gills incised. Anus in raised relief. Possibly a rattle but more probably a food offering intended to furnish supply of fish to deceased. Condition: Minor chips on tail and fins. Tail assembled from two pieces. Pellets probably represent eggs.