Statue of a duck



Accession Number
AR50/3491
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Sculpture, Statue
Period
Islamic Period
Materials
Metals/alloys (Brass) | Metals/alloys (Copper alloy)
Provenance
Egypt, Armant
Measurements
height 2.7cm | length 2.3cm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

Copper alloy (brass?) duck orother bird. Bird fittings were used on lamps and other items during the Islamic Period. See Treptow, T. and Vorderstrasse, T., (eds.) 2015. A Cosmopolitan City: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Old Cairo. The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago,p. 173.