Model of an oxcart
Near Eastern, Anatolian or Levantine
Early to Middle Bronze Age
Object Place: Anatolia, Turkey
Length: of cart with oxen .183 m., H. at front rail .080 m.
Medium or Technique
Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)
Four-wheeled cart drawn by two oxen accompanied by two warriors. Wheeled vehicles were in use all across the Near East by the mid-third Millennium B.C., as is revealed by models such as this one.
1962, sold by J. J. Klejman (dealer; b. 1906 - d. 1995), New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 19, 1962)
Frank B. Bemis Fund and Egyptian Curator's Fund