Stone sculpture of Bull's Head by Unknown Artist

Head of a young bull or heifer with budding horns.

Details

Medium:
Black serpentine
Dimensions:
11 x 15 cm
Art Fund grant:
£150 ( Total: £150)
Acquired in:
1942
Vendor:
Leigh Ashton

Found near Ur. An example of Mesopotamian glyptic art. Subsequently discovered to be a forgery.

Venue details

Ashmolean Museum Beaumont Street, OXFORD Oxfordshire OX1 2PH 01865 278000 www.ashmolean.org

Entry details

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