Model of Birds card

Model of Birds

55.82.59

Currently not on display

Information

Carved wooden figure representing two pigeons. This would probably have been held in the hand of an offering bearer. Ground colour is white with feather, wing details, etc. in black outline. From Beni Hasan, cemetery below the Middle Kingdom rock-cut tombs: excavated by John Garstang of the Liverpool Institute of Archaeology, 1902-1904.