c. 667–647 BC
Overall: 38 x 41.7 cm (14 15/16 x 16 7/16 in.)
Gift of the Hanna Fund 1949.498
In a great papyrus swamp a civet cat attacks a bird's nest. Above are a hoopoe bird and a crane. Probably the mongoose was shown at the left attacking another nest. The scene is essentially copied from Old Kingdom work, but some details show New Kingdom influence.
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