Bucranium

Period:
Second Intermediate Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 14–17
Date:
ca. 1640–1550 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Antler, bone, paint
Dimensions:
w. of antlers 45 cm (17 11/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1916
Accession Number:
16.2.28
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

Hayes, William C. 1959. Scepter of Egypt II: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Hyksos Period and the New Kingdom (1675-1080 B.C.). Cambridge, Mass.: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 41, fig. 19.