Evidently the Egyptians possessed "hornless" cattle, as witness this cow , her calf being tied to her leg while she is being milked. The "hornless" bovine head images appearing amongst the offerings to the dead on Egyptian stelae found in the Sinai at Serabit el Khadim may be showing "hornless" heifers instead of "hornless" calves ? The figure is from the limestone sarcophagus of Queen Kawit at the temple of Mentuhotep II in Deir el-Bahari, West Thebes. (p.128. Figure 138. Eugen Strouhal. Life of the Ancient Egyptians. University of Oklahoma Press. Norman. 1992. ISBN 0-8061-2475-X)
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