Model of a Bull
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
This linen model of a bull encloses a single bone, perhaps bovine. Votive mummies could contain only part of the animal. Often, elaborate wrappings seem to substitute for the animal itself.
Reeds, cloth, animal remains (one bone, species unclear)
ca. 1075-332 B.C.E.
Dynasty 21 to Dynasty 30
Third Intermediate Period or Late Period
6 3/4 × 2 3/4 × 9 3/4 in. (17.1 × 7 × 24.8 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Model of a Bull, ca. 1075-332 B.C.E. Reeds, cloth, animal remains (one bone, species unclear), 6 3/4 × 2 3/4 × 9 3/4 in. (17.1 × 7 × 24.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1381E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.1381E_NegA_SL4.jpg)
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