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Head of a Bull
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Head of a Bull


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Description This head was attached to the rim of an enormous cauldron excavated at the Urartian fortress of Toprakkale. The facial markings are characteristic of Urartian art of this period.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
1/10/1985Examinationexamined for condition
11/09/2000Treatmentother
Exhibitions
  • Breath of Heaven, Breath of Earth: Ancient Near Eastern Art from American Collections. Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Willamette University, Salem. 2013.
Provenance Joseph Brummer, New York; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1929, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1929

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Period
8th-7th century BC (Iron Age)
Medium
bronze
(Metal)
Accession Number
54.791
Measurements
H: 4 7/8 x W: 4 5/8 x D: 4 1/8 in. (12.38 x 11.75 x 10.48 cm)
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