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Model of an oxcart

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Four-wheeled cart with 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; 1962: Purchased by the MFA from J. J. Klejman, 19 September 1962. (Accession Date: September 9, 1962)

Credit Line

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. .105 m.

Accession Number

62.679

Medium or Technique

Cast copper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture