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Model of a man feeding an ox

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Wooden group model of a man feeding an ox. The man is sitting, feeding a recumbent ox. It is plastered and painted. The ox is painted white and black. The man's skin is painted red. He wears a white kilt and a black wig. His facial features are painted black. One of the man's arms is...

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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.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Length: 32 cm (12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.819

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

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Models