Recumbent calf figurine

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1
2960–2770 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Abydos, Abydos Temple M64

Dimensions

Height x width: 4.5 x 9 cm (1 3/4 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1804

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Ivory statuette of recumbent calf. The surface is rough and cracked.

Provenance

From Abydos, temple M 64. 1903: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription