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Fragment of a model cow

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11–12
2140–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 12-A

Accession Number

15-4-405

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Missing legs and one ear. Painted white with black spots.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 12, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition