Model of a man feeding an ox

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 – early Dynasty
2010–1961 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, shaft A (Djehutynakht)

Dimensions

Length x width: 28.5 x 7 cm (11 1/4 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.16700

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Crouching steeron base. Details of steer outlined in black on thin stucco (similar to 15-5-166). Left fore-paw and right fore-leg of steer broken off.

Provenance

From Deir el-Bersha, tomb 10, shaft A (tomb of Djehutynakht). May 1915: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: March 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition