Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Head of a bull

Period:
Early Bronze Age
Date:
ca. late 3rd millennium B.C.
Geography:
Southern Levant
Culture:
Canaanite
Medium:
Ivory (hippopotamus)
Dimensions:
1.46 x 1.5 in. (3.71 x 3.81 cm)
Classification:
Ivory/Bone-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Purchase, Rogers Fund and The Charles Engelhardt Foundation Gift and Norbert Schimmel Gifts, 1994
Accession Number:
1994.81
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1994, purchased from Robert Haber & Associates, Inc., New York.
Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 124 (Jul. 1,1993 - Jun. 30, 1994), p. 17.

Aruz, Joan. "Head of a Bull." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 52 (2), Recent Acquisitions: A Selection 1993-1994 (Autumn, 1994), p. 8.
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