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Bucranium

Period:
Second Intermediate Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 14–17
Date:
ca. 1640–1550 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Antler, bone, paint
Dimensions:
h. of skill 12 cm (4 3/4 in); w. of antlers 29 cm (11 7/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1916
Accession Number:
16.2.27
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 117
Formerly Rufstafjael Collection (sold at auction, 1915). Purchased by the Museum from Anderson Gallery [Rustafjael sale 1915]; accessioned,1916

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