Inlay plaque with recumbent bull

Egyptian
Late Period
664–332 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width: 3.2 x 3 cm (1 1/4 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1978.544

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Ivory colored glass inlay of a recumbent bull wearing a sun disk with double ostrich plume on his head.

Provenance

By 1964: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; 1964: lent to the MFA by Mr. Mayer October 22, 1964; 1978: given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer December 1, 1978.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer