Description This head of a bull may have belonged to a small figurine of an Apis bull, which may have been an amulet pendant or a small ritual statuette. The head was mounted as an earring in modern times but it is unlikely that it was originally part of an earring.
Provenance Thomas Gibson-Carmichael, London, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Carmichael sale, Sotheby's, London, June 1926, p. 22, no. 234 (20); Joseph Brummer, Paris and New York, 1926, by purchase; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1927, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1927
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