Bull's leg from furniture

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1
2960–2770 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Abydos, Tomb of Djer

Dimensions

Overall: 7.4 cm (2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7378

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Cracked and discolored, hole in top. (larger of two in photo; the smaller is 01.7370).

Provenance

From Abydos, tomb of Djer. 1901: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: October 1, 1901)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription