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Incomplete Front of Manger

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Limestone, pigment
  • Place Excavated: Tell el-Amarna, Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 18
    PERIOD New Kingdom, Amarna Period
    DIMENSIONS 10 9/16 x 4 1/4 x 28 13/16 in. (26.8 x 10.8 x 73.2 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 25.886.17
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Incomplete Front of Manger, ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E. Limestone, pigment, 10 9/16 x 4 1/4 x 28 13/16 in. (26.8 x 10.8 x 73.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society, 25.886.17. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 25.886.17_bw_IMLS.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 25.886.17_bw_IMLS.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Incomplete front of limestone manger with standing bull in sunk relief facing oblong manger at right. Remains of red paint. Ends of manger curved. Condition: Incomplete. Bull preserved to neck. Cement has been laid over left surface obscuring modeling. On scattered parts of body of bull, clear remains of red paint.
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