<em>Oblong Plaque with Figure of a Cow</em>. Egyptian alabaster (calcite), 4 1/4 x 6 7/16 x 9/16 in. (10.8 x 16.3 x 1.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Collection Fund, 11.669. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.11.669_back.jpg)

Oblong Plaque with Figure of a Cow

Medium: Egyptian alabaster (calcite)

Geograhical Locations:

Dimensions: 4 1/4 x 6 7/16 x 9/16 in. (10.8 x 16.3 x 1.5 cm) 6 1/8 x 11/16 x 4 3/8 in. (15.5 x 1.7 x 11.1 cm)


Accession Number: 11.669

Image: CUR.11.669_back.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Oblong alabaster plaque with figure of a cow lightly incised on face. Relief originally filled in with dark brown substance some of which remains in place. Probably connected with Hathor. Purpose of object not evident; similar plaques have been found in foundation deposits. Also known as votive offerings. Condition: Good, edges chipped, surface stained.

Brooklyn Museum