Figure of a Standing Bull
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
3rd millennium B.C.E.
Brooklyn Museum Collection
Brown quartzite figure of a standing bull calf as amulet. Frontal deep circular depressions for eyes, two circular depressions on each side of body, deep drill hole on base (for mounting?).
Condition: Minor chips around legs.
This item is not on view
Probably Sumerian. Figure of a Standing Bull, 3rd millennium B.C.E. Quartzite, 1 9/16 x 2 1/2 in. (4 x 6.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, X570. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.X570_negA_print_bw.jpg)
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