Bowl with a scene of a running bull in the marshes

Egyptian
New Kingdom, late Dynasty 18
1390–1292 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 3.3 x 16.5 cm (1 5/16 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1979.204

Medium or Technique

Bichrome faience

Out on Loan

On display at Houston Museum of Natural Science, TX, May 17, 2013 – June 30, 2018

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Shallow, blue faience bowl with black painted decoration on the interior. In the central medallion is an image of a bull leaping through a papyrus thicket.

Provenance

By 1979: with Jean-Loup Despras, Orient-Occident, Paris; 1979: purchased by the MFA from Jean-Loup Despras, May 16, 1979.

Credit Line

William E. Nickerson Fund