Bed Leg

13.9.12.17b
A wooden leg from a bed, carved in the form of a bull’s foot. Two holes are pierced horizontally through the upper part of the leg, from one side to the other. The surface of the piece has been carved with care, details of the veins being shown on one side. At the base the hoof rests on a low pedestal with decoration in the form of narrow horizontal grooves. One of five presented to the museum in 1912 by the British School of Archaeology in Egypt.