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A SABAEAN CAST BRONZE VOTIVE BULL

With inlaid stone eyes.

Representative of power, prosperity and virility, bulls appear frequently in Sabaean art.

1ST Century BC to 1ST Century AD

24.8 x 26.7 x 9.8 cm

(9 3⁄4 x 10 1⁄2 x 4 inches)

 

Ex: Private American collection, Mr. E.K., 1960s; thence another American collection, Mr. S.R., 1980s; thence an American family collection, 1990s.

Cf. An example in the British Museum, London, accession no. 135562.; also an example in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accession no. 47.100.85.

 

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Published: 

Antiquarium, Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XVII (New York, 2018) p.36