Figurine of standing bovineOn display
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Figurine of standing bovine
Date3500 - 2500 BC
Material and technique
terracotta, hand-modelled, and with punched and pierced decoration
Dimensions5.5 cm (length)
3.4 cm (height)
No. of items
Presented by Mr T. Burton-Brown, 1949.
Museum locationGround floor | Gallery 19 | Ancient Near East
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Handmodelled; dark fabric slightly burnished; punched eyes; 3 holes punched in the left shoulder, four in the right; pierced through the nose for a nose-ring; legs damaged; flattened rump.
In: Moorey, P. R. S., Ancient Near Eastern Terracottas (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2005)
Moorey, P. R. S., Ancient Near Eastern Terracottas (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2005), 176, p.127, illus. p.127