Cow figurine

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I, 3850–3650 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, el-Mahasna, Tomb H. 39

Dimensions

Width x length: 2.7 x 11 cm (1 1/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

09.372

Medium or Technique

Ivory

On View

Egypt: Pre-Dynastic and Dynastic (Gallery 105A)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Ivory; roughly cut; surface cracked and split; pieces missing.

Provenance

From el-Mahasna, Tomb H. 39. 1908-09, excavated by Edward R. Ayrton and W. L. S. Loat for the Egypt Exploration Fund.
(Accession Date: October 1, 1909)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription