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Figurine

Object Number:30-47-92
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Sabaean
Provenience: South Arabia
Date Made: 1st century - 3rd century CE
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Bull
Height: 6 cm
Length: 8.8 cm
Width: 6 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Quill Jones, 1930

Description

Bronze. Crouched Bull on a Flat Base provided with a ring on one side and numerous short spikes below. May be a hand scraper, or strigil. The head is turned in front, has short horns, big folds of flesh round the eyes, a double necklace supporting a bell. Tail raised on the back.

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Bibliography:

[Article] Legrain, Leon. 1934. "In the Land of the Queen of Sheba". American Journal of Archaeology. Boston. Archaeological Institute of America. Vol. 38. no. 3. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 338, fig. 9View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Jung, Michael, and D'Amore, Paola, and Antonini de Maigret, Sabina. 26 Sep 2015. Searching for the Queen of Sheba.. Rome. Contemporanea Progetti. pg. 127 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 54View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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