Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Siali, Cemetery 40, Grave 114
Overall: 7 x 3.2 x 10 cm (2 3/4 x 1 1/4 x 3 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
RBW animal figurine with horns, probably cattle. Hoofs and tips of horns are painted black. Models of cattle and sheep indicate their economic importance; they may also have been placed in burials for magical purposes.
From Seali/Meris (Egypt) (ASN 40). Excavated by Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the Egyptian government.
(Accession date: June 8, 2006)
Archaeological Survey of Nubia