Model of a Bird card

Model of a Bird

55.82.79

Currently not on display

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Model of a bird from a funerary model figure, with a hole passing through the wing to be pegged to the hand of an offering bearer. Painted white with black for the beak, eyes and feather markings. From Beni Hasan, cemetery below the Middle Kingdom rock-cut tombs: excavated by John Garstang of the Liverpool Institute of Archaeology, 1902-1904.