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Faience Vessel with Procession of Four Bulls

The base of this bowl is adorned with a lotus flower and the body with a procession of cows, possibly symbols of the goddess Hathor, through a setting of lotus flowers. Although it was once claimed for Dynasty XVIII (circa 1539–1295 B.C.), the vessel is more likely a work of Dynasty XXV It once had a blue-green glaze and is much restored.

Catalogue Description:
A semi-circular faience vessel with a procession of four bulls with lotus thickets around the upper portion. The bottom of the vessel is decorated with a lotus flower. Condition: Most of the blue-green glaze is discolored. Restored.

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