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Figurine of cow

Gray ware; eyes incised; horns broken off.

Provenance

From Naga el-Mashayikh (Mesheikh), Cemetery 2000. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the divsion of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: December 5, 1912)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada I, 3850–3650 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Findspot

Nag el-Mashayikh (Mesheikh), Egypt

Accession Number

12.1185

Medium or Technique

Unbaked clay

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture