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Head of a Large Bull Figure
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Head of a Large Bull Figure


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Description This was part of a figure that measured nearly two feet in height. The eyes and nostrils were originally inlaid with glass or semiprecious stones.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
5/01/2008Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • Faces of Ancient Arabia: The Giraud and Carolyn Foster Collection of South Arabian Art. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2008.
Provenance Sotheby's, London, between 1963 and 1971; Giraud and Carolyn Foster, Baltimore, between 1963 and 1971, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 2007, by gift.
Credit Gift of Giraud and Carolyn Foster, 2007

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Period
AD 1st-2nd century
Medium
calcite-alabaster
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
21.62
Measurements
H: 8 11/16 x W: 5 7/8 x D: 6 1/8 in. (22 x 15 x 15.5 cm)
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