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Lot 0085
5th-3rd century BC. A bronze square pedestal with tapering sides, the front decorated with a projecting bull's head with fan tailed headdress above. 2 kg, 16cm wide (6 1/4"). Property of a gentleman; acquired from a Mayfair, London, UK, gallery. The piece was possibly used as a small altar within a temple for the burning of incense, or offerings being placed on it. The bull was a significant animal in South Arabian religion and was associated with the moon god Hubal.

Condition

Fine condition, restored.

Starting Bid

£280.00

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  • 30%

Western Asiatic Southern Arabian Stand with Bull's Head

Auction ended on Sat, Mar 24, 2018
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