Model of a Trussed Ox
Model ox with bound legs from a butchers model scene. Painted white wth black patches (piebald) and tail marked in black. Head is missing with peg showing. Chipped along forequarters. Flat underside not painted and marked in pencil 211 (or 271). From Beni Hasan, cemetery below the Middle Kingdom rock-cut tombs: excavated by John Garstang of the Liverpool Institute of Archaeology, 1902-1904.