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Inlay plaque with recumbent bull

Ivory colored glass inlay of a recumbent bull wearing a sun disk with double ostrich plume on his head.

Provenance

By 1964: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; 1964: lent to the MFA by Mr. Mayer October 22, 1964; 1978: given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer December 1, 1978.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, Late Period, 664–332 B.C.

Accession Number

1978.544

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture