Egyptian. <em>Scene of Animal Husbandry</em>, ca. 670–650 B.C.E. Limestone, pigment, 5 5/8 x 10 1/16 in. (14.3 x 25.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 55.3.1a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.55.3.1a-b_wwg8.jpg)

Scene of Animal Husbandry


Medium: Limestone, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 670–650 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 5 5/8 x 10 1/16 in. (14.3 x 25.6 cm)


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


Accession Number: 55.3.1a-b

Image: CUR.55.3.1a-b_wwg8.jpg,West Wing gallery 8 installation

Catalogue Description:
a-man; b-bull. Fragment of painted limestone raised relief. At left, man wearing curled wig leading bull. At right, behind bull, section of papyrus thicket with portion of background painted blue. Head of man turned back towards bull. Colors, red and pale blue. Condition: Incomplete and fragile. Man preserved only to waist. Of bull, only portion of head and major part of horns preserved. Upper right section missing small chips. Stone cracked across wig of man.

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