Tomb Relief: Man Holding A Cow By A Rope
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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
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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

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Verification Level

3 - Good. Object is well described and information is vetted