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Figure of a bull

Period:
Mature Harappan
Date:
ca. 2600–1900 B.C.
Geography:
Indus Valley
Culture:
Indus
Medium:
Serpentine
Dimensions:
4.47 x 2.19 x 5.79 in. (11.35 x 5.56 x 14.71 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Purchase, Nathaniel Spear Jr. and James N. Spear Gifts, 1986
Accession Number:
1986.280
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 403
By 1960, private collection, Zurich; [art market]; [by 1986, F. Riyahi, Riyahi Gallery, London]; acquired by the Museum in 1986, purchased from F. Riyahi, Riyahi Gallery, London.
Pittman, Holly. 1986–1987. "Figure of a Bull." Recent Acquisitions (Metropolitan Museum of Art), No. 1986/1987, p. 5.

Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 117 (Jul. 1,1986 - Jun. 30, 1987), p. 17.
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