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Model of a trussed duck
New Kingdom, Dynasties XVIII–XX 1550 BCE-1069 BCE

Medium
painted wood
Measurements
5.0 × 6.0 × 10.8 cm
Place/s of Execution
Egypt
Accession Number
D87-1994
Department
Antiquities
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Accessioned, 1994
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Small wooden model of a duck with its legs folded onto its back and its head turned back, resting on its back. The duck is covered in a layer of gesso and painted brown with red legs, feet and bill, black head, and decorative markings on the shoulders, along the legs and down the back. The paint has chipped off in some areas.