Fragment of block with a palm tree and a cow

Architectural element, decorated block

The British Museum, London EA50055

Provenance

Description

Dimensions Width 9.5cm, Height 5.5cm

Material(s) limestone

Fragment of a limestone block decorated in raised relief, with the representation of the lower part of a plam tree a head of a cow turned left. Colours are well preserved, the background is painted pinkish, yellow is preserved on the left, the cow is brownish with a red tongue, traces of green on the palm tree can be seen.

Jadwiga Iwaszczuk

History

Donatedo to the British Museum by the Egypt Exploration Found in 1911.