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Model of an oxcart

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Four-wheeled cart drawn by two oxen accompanied by two warriors. Wheeled vehicles were in use all across the Near East by the mid-third Millennium B.C., as is revealed by models such as this one.

Provenance

By 1962: with J. J. Klejman, New York; 1962: Purchased by the MFA from J. J. Klejman, 19 September 1962.

Credit Line

Frank B. Bemis Fund and Egyptian Curator's Fund

Near Eastern, Anatolian or Levantine, Early to Middle Bronze Age, 2600–2300 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Object Place

Anatolia, Turkey

Dimensions

Length: of cart with oxen .183 m., H. at front rail .080 m.

Accession Number

62.678

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture