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Model of a man feeding an ox

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Black and white ox, lying down, both horns, left ear and right forefoot broken off, dowel hole in front for a seated man. Also one horn.

Provenance

From Deir el-Bersha, tomb 10, shaft A (tomb of Djehutynakht). May 1915: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: March 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 – early Dynasty, 2010–1961 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Length x width: 27.5 x 7.8 cm (10 13/16 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.16706

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

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