Egyptian. <em>Scene of Animal Husbandry</em>, ca. 670–650 B.C.E. Limestone, pigment, 5 9/16 x 7 in. (14.2 x 17.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 55.3.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 55.3.2_SL1.jpg)

Scene of Animal Husbandry


Medium: Limestone, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 670–650 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 5 9/16 x 7 in. (14.2 x 17.8 cm)


Museum Location: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 55.3.2

Image: 55.3.2_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Fragment of limestone relief. At left, portion of standing cow giving birth to calf. Male attendant kneels at right drawing forth the calf with rope attached to legs. Plain background. Condition: Poor. Very incomplete. Stone very salty with fragile surface. Several cracks. Scattered remains of red paint on cow and on man's body.

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