Medium: Ivory, frit
Dates:ca. 3500-3100 B.C.E.
Dimensions: 1 15/16 x 1 7/8 in. (4.9 x 4.7 cm)
Museum Location: Pre-Dynastic, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor
Accession Number: 35.1270
Catalogue Description: Ivory head of a cow, probably used as an amulet as the back is bored for suspension. The eyes are very round and are inlaid with a dark material. The two horns curve around and end in delicate points on the face. The face is highly stylized. The ivory has taken as a deep brown tone. Condition: The right horn is missing. There is a crack on the center of the face.