Inv. n°: MMoCA749

Three Egyptian Wooden Trussed Calves

Of stylised form, flat-backed with dowels for attachment, with details in black, the bodies decorated with grey spots, with separately made ears inserted into the side of the head, a recess above for the horns.

h. 8.6 cm

Middle-New Kingdom, c. 2133-10 BC



  • Acquired from an antique dealer in the South of France, 1991
  • Bonhams, Sale 15941 - Antiquities, London, 15th October 2008, lot 103
  • Received as a gift from Rizzo Christian, 10th June 2011


  • Bonhams London, Sale 15941 - Antiquities, 2008, lot 103, p. 54
  • C. Dauphin, Les animaux dans le monde antique. Le bestiaire Levett, Serie Collection Levett 2, France, 2016, p. 28, fig. 24 and p. 76
  • C. Dauphin, "Acquisitions", Animals in the Ancient World. The Levett Bestiary, Levett Collection Series 2, France, 2014, p. 85


  • Musée d'Art Classique de Mougins (MACM), Mougins, France, from June 2011

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