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Figurine of cow

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


Findspot: Egypt, Nag el-Mashayikh (Mesheikh), Cemetery 2000

Dimensions

Height x length: 2.6 x 7.7 cm (1 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1182

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Red ware. Details indicated by series of fine incised dots. Ends of horns missing.

Provenance

From Naga el-Mashayikh (Mesheikh), Cemetery 2000. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the divsion of finds by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: December 5, 1912)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition