Results 1 88
58 Previous Next

Miniature Bull's Head
Explore Object
Creative Commons License

Miniature Bull's Head


Description Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description This solid-cast bronze head, broken off at the neck, might have been part of a small figurine. Such objects were often deposited in temples or sanctuaries by worshipers as offerings to the gods or buried with the deceased.
Exhibitions
  • Faces of Ancient Arabia: The Giraud and Carolyn Foster Collection of South Arabian Art. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2008.
Provenance Ahmed [local art dealer], Ta'izz, Yemen; Giraud and Carolyn Foster, Baltimore, 1962, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 2007, by gift.
Credit Gift of Giraud and Carolyn Foster, 2007

Download Image Add to Collection Creative Commons License

Creator
Period
1st -2nd century CE
Medium
bronze
(Metal)
Accession Number
54.3031
Measurements
H: 15/16 x W: 1 1/16 x D: 13/16 in. (2.4 x 2.7 x 2 cm)
Geographies
Location Within Museum
Not On View

Tags


    Thumbnail: Miniature Bull's Head
    Zoom Out Zoom In Back to Details  
    Full Size: Miniature Bull's Head