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Head of bull, Mesopotamia 3rd millennium BC
Head of bull, Mesopotamia 3rd millennium BC - Ancient Art Style
Ref : 87732
3 500 €
Period :
BC to 10th century
Provenance :
Middle East
Medium :
Bronze
Dimensions :
H. 3.35 inch
Galerie Samarcande

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Head of bull, Mesopotamia 3rd millennium BC

Mesopotamia
3rd mill BC
Bronze and inlay in the eyes
Dim: H: 8.5 cm
Provenance: French private collection from the 1950s,
old basement and collection label

Element of furniture in the shape of a bull's head at the top of a bail.
This head presumably adorned the soundbox of a lyre, identical to those found in the tombs of Ur

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Ancient Art