Ploughing with oxen
Height: 20.300 cm
Length: 43.200 cm
Width: 17.700 cm
People have used animals to do work for them for thousands of years. This model shows an ancient Egyptian farmer ploughing the land with his oxen. The other picture is a man from Roman Britain ploughing in a similar way but about 2000 years later.
In ancient Egypt cows were kept mainly to help with work or for milk. Luckily for them they were too expensive to be eaten.