Figurine of standing bovine

On display


  • Title

    Figurine of standing bovine

  • Associated place

    Geoy Tepe (GT 1193) (place of excavation)
  • Date

    3500 - 2500 BC
  • Material and technique

    terracotta, hand-modelled, and with punched and pierced decoration

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    5.5 cm (length)
    3.4 cm (height)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Presented by Mr T. Burton-Brown, 1949.

  • Museum location

    Ground floor | Gallery 19 | Ancient Near East
  • Museum department


  • Accession no.


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  • Catalogue text

    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)

Further reading

Moorey, P. R. S., Ancient Near Eastern Terracottas (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2005), 176, p.127, illus. p.127

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