Old Babylonian Pottery Bull An Old Babylonian cream pottery moulded pottery figurine of a bull, standing four-square, with shall.. Product #: AS-3322 Regular price: $125.00 $125.00 Sold
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Old Babylonian Pottery Bull

Product Code: AS-3322
Length: 7.3CM

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An Old Babylonian cream pottery moulded pottery figurine of a bull, standing four-square, with shallow indentations to represent the eyes and nostrils

Very Fine condition. 

Ancient Near East
Circa 19th-17th century BC. 

Models of various animals reflect a popular theme: they were probably used as ex-votos or, in the family sphere, as a toy for children. Popular in Near Eastern, Egyptian and Mediterranean ancient art, such animals were not related to any particular deity and their meaning is not entirely clear.

 

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An Old Babylonian cream pottery moulded pottery figurine of a bull, standing four-square, with shallow indentations to represent the eyes and nostrils

Very Fine condition. 

Ancient Near East
Circa 19th-17th century BC. 

Models of various animals reflect a popular theme: they were probably used as ex-votos or, in the family sphere, as a toy for children. Popular in Near Eastern, Egyptian and Mediterranean ancient art, such animals were not related to any particular deity and their meaning is not entirely clear.

 

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