Model Type
fragment / bird
Description
Turin Mus. online cat:
Object: statue / duck
Dimension: Height 4.8 cm., Width 3.5 cm., Length 11 cm.
Material: wood / plaster / paint
Provenance: Assiut
Category: Statuary
Location: Storage
Description: Statuette of a duck stuccoed and painted, with a peg on the back for interlocking with the partially preserved hand of a bearer(?). The anatomical details are rendered graphically by means of painted stucco with black (feathers of the back, head and eye detail) and white (breast feathers), now only traces.
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This is one example of several similar fragments in Turin

Schiaparelli excavated Asyut for the Turin Museum in the early 20th century, but he did not publish his excavations.

Site
Asyut
Museum
Museo Egizio, Turin
Accession number
S. 8165/13
Notes
No record in current catalogue
Material
wood
Dimensions
Height 4.8 cm Width 3.5 cm Length 11 cm
Museum Online Record Card
URL: https://collezioni.museoegizio.it/en-GB/material/S_8165_13
Links to Images and Other Refs


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