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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: 2.5 x 8 cm (1 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

12.1185

Medium or Technique

Unbaked clay

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Gray ware; eyes incised; horns broken off.

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