Tomb of Horemheb (KV 57)

Image

Description:
Pintail duck
Phonogram:
sA
Sign No.:
G39
Date:
18th DynastyNew Kingdom
Type:
Tomb
Provenance:
Valley of the Kings, Thebes

Technique

Appearance:
FinishedPolychrome
Colors:
BlackBlueRedWhiteYellow
Stylistic notes:
The sign shows a Pintail duck (Dafila acuta).
Color notes:
Black outline, red head, white beak, black eye, breast and underpart white, body blue with black markings, wing yellow with black markings, tail red with black stripes, legs and feet black.
Image source:
Tiradritti, Francesco: Egyptian Wall Painting (2008), p. 46-47.