Painted cow skull (bucranium)
Second Intermediate Period, Dynasty 14–17
Height x width: 36 x 56 cm (14 3/16 x 22 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Skull of a cow, painted with a red and black geometrical design. Characteristic of the Nubian Pan Grave group.
Said to be from Khozam. 1903: purchased for the MFA from Mohamed Mohassib, Luxor, Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (03.1956, 03.1957, 03.1960, RES.03.8-RES.03.10) for £3. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund.
(Accession date: March 23, 1992)
Emily Esther Sears Fund