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Model of oxen and driver

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Coated with stucco and painted black and white.


Said to be from Deir el-Bersha. 1903: Purchased for the MFA in Cairo from P. Kitycas by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (03.1648-03.1650) for £36. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

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Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, 1991–1783 B.C.


Overall: 15 x 35 x 23 cm (5 7/8 x 13 3/4 x 9 1/16 in.)

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Wood, gesso and pigment


The Ancient World