Model Type
animal husbandry / feeding cattle / force feeding
Description
Breasted -- 1. Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, 21.819 (Pl. 5a). The spotted ox has its mouth open. Directly in front sits a man wearing a short white skirt, with right arm out-stretched toward animal's mouth. Ox is short-horned type.
From El Bersheh, pit 10A. Length: 32 cm.; width: 9 cm. A similar example comes from tomb of Neheri at El Bersheh; cf. Kamal, Annales 11, p. 40.
Site
el-Bersheh
Tomb
10A - Djehutinakht
Museum
Museum of Fine Arts , Boston
Accession number
21.819
Breasted Classification
I-2-4 PRODUCTION AND STORAGE OF FOOD - Cattle-breeding Scenes. - Seated man feeding a crouching ox.
Material
wood
Dimensions
Length 32 cm Width 9 cm
References (Bibliography)
BreastedJnr-1948 , I-2-4 1, Pl. 5a
Freed-etal-2009 ,
Kamal-1901a , Annales ASAE II p. 40
Tooley-1989 , p. 40
Web Museum Record Card
URL: http://www.mfa.org/collections/object/model-of-a-man-feeding-an-ox-143820
Links to Images and Other Refs


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