Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Votive Bowl

New Kingdom
Dynasty 18
probably reign of Thutmose III
ca. 1479–1425 B.C.
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Sheikh abd el-Qurna, Tomb of Rekhmire (TT 100), courtyard, Newberry, 1899–1900
Bronze or copper alloy
H. including cow: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.); Diam. 22 cm (8 11/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Theodore M. Davis Collection, Bequest of Theodore M. Davis, 1915
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 117
Excavated by Percy Newberry at Thebes and recieved by him in the division of finds, 1900. Presented to Theodore M. Davis as sponsor of the excavations. Theodore M. Davis Collection until his death in 1915. Bequeathed to the Museum by Davis, 1915; accessioned, 1930.

Radwan, Ali 1983. Die Kupfer- und Bronzegefäße Ägyptens: von den Anfängen bis zum Beginn der Spätzeit, Prähistorische Bronzefunde, 2. Munich: C. H. Beck, p. 120, cat. 341, pl. 62.

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