Carved Lapis Lazuli goose, believed to have laid Cosmic Egg from which Ra, the sun God, was hatched. Egypto-Roman. 30 BC-324 AD
Ancient Egyptian limestone goose.
In ancient Egyptian mythology, the geese were believed to be the creator of the world. They were believed to have laid the Cosmic Egg from which Ra, the sun God, was hatched.
Ptolemaic. 305-30 BC
Asian. Bronze incensory of a goose with removable decorative open fretwork of dragons on its back, the body with incised geometric designs. 1700's AD (10 ½" x 12")
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