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: 24 x 8 cm (9 7/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.16703

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

This model depicts a feeding scene in which a seated man feeds a steer lying down in front of him. Both are attached to a rough wooden plank as a base.

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