Statue of a bull
Late Period, Dynasty 25–30
Object Place: Egypt, San el-Hagar
Overall: 5 x 8.5 x 2.5 cm (1 15/16 x 3 3/8 x 1 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Bull statue, blue glaze. Heavy and clumsy. Surface roughened - nearly all of the head gone, exposing the hard, whitish clay. Kneeling on thin rectangular plinth. Folds of hide around the neck well marked.
From Tanis (San el-Hagar). 1884: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1886)
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