Figure of a bull

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Tanis (San el-Hagar)

Dimensions

Height x width: 7.7 x 12.4 cm (3 1/16 x 4 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

86.192

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

White limestone figure of a bull. It is modeled in the round. Pieces are missing from the head and from the hind legs. There is an irregular fracture below.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar). 1884: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription