Tomb Relief: Man Holding A Cow By A Rope
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1934.17
Title
Tomb Relief: Man Holding a Cow by a Rope
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Relief from Mastaba Tombs: Ox and Attendant
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
sculpture
Date
2323-2150 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Africa, Saqqara (Egypt)
Period
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Culture
Egyptian
Location
Level 3, Room 3740, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Art, Ancient Egypt: Art for Eternity
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Limestone, traces of paint
Technique
Relief
Dimensions
35.7 x 39 cm (14 1/16 x 15 3/8 in.)
Provenance
[Harold W. Parsons, New York, NY, February 14, 1930], sold; to Grenville L. Winthrop, (1930-1934), gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1934.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Grenville L. Winthrop, Class of 1886
Accession Year
1934
Object Number
1934.17
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
Publication History

Fogg Art Museum Handbook, Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1936), p. 6

Frederick Randolph Grace, "Two Tomb Reliefs of the Old Kingdom", Bulletin of the Fogg Art Museum, President and Fellows of Harvard College (Cambridge, MA, March 1936), Vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 30-35, pp. 30-35, fig. 1

Exhibition History

32Q: 3740 Egyptian, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/01/2014

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