Probably Sumerian. <em>Figure of a Standing Bull</em>, 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)

Figure of a Standing Bull


Medium: Quartzite

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:3rd millennium B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1 9/16 x 2 1/2 in. (4 x 6.3 cm)


Accession Number: X570

Image: CUR.X570_negA_print_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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.

Brooklyn Museum