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Cow figurine

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Ivory; roughly cut; surface cracked and split; pieces missing.

Provenance

From el-Mahasna, Tomb H. 39. 1908-09, excavated by Edward R. Ayrton and W. L. S. Loat for the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: October 1, 1909)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

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

Object Place for Label

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el-Mahasna, Egypt

Dimensions

Width x length: 2.7 x 11 cm (1 1/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

09.372

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture