Description The small figure of a young bull, which has lost its horns, may have served as a burial object. The evident youth of the animal may be related to its associations with renewal. Similar bull statuettes have been excavated at Marib.
- Faces of Ancient Arabia: The Giraud and Carolyn Foster Collection of South Arabian Art. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2008.
Provenance Sale, Sotheby's, London, October 19, 1970, lot 96; Giraud and Carolyn Foster, Baltimore, October 19, 1970, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 2007, by gift.
Credit Gift of Giraud and Carolyn Foster, 2007
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