Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari

Image

Description:
Quail chick
Phonogram:
w
Sign No.:
G43
Date:
18th DynastyNew Kingdom
Type:
Temple
Provenance:
Deir el-Bahari, Thebes

Technique

Appearance:
FinishedPolychromeRelief
Colors:
RedWhiteYellow
Stylistic notes:
The sign shows the common Quail chick (Coturnix coturnix).
Color notes:
head and body yellow, breast white with red markings, red beak, eye, lower outline and legs red.
Image source:
Personal Photograph ©Dominique Navarro, 2012