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Large Jemdet Nasr Recumbent Cow Amuletic Seal

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Large Jemdet Nasr Recumbent Cow Amuletic Seal
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3rd millennium BC. A marble amulet of a reclining bull, small horns curving to the top of the head, drilled holes for eyes; legs tucked under the body, tail curving around back leg; to the underside a series of pecked dots forming a geometric pattern; pierced through the body for suspension. Exhibited: Musée d'Art et d'Histoire Genève Exhibition, 30 March-20 September 2000: Animaux d'Art et d'Histoire - Bestiaire de Collections Genevoises (Animals of Art and of History, Bestiary of Genevan Collections"). 22 grams, 43mm (1 1/2"). From an important London collection of animal amulets formed in the 1970s; some published and all previously exhibited.
Condition
Very fine condition.
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Large Jemdet Nasr Recumbent Cow Amuletic Seal

Estimate £800 - £1,000
May 22, 2018
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0282: Large Jemdet Nasr Recumbent Cow Amuletic Seal

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Est. £800 - £1,000Starting Price £700
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May 22, 2018 4:00 AM EDT
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Lot 0282 Details

Description
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3rd millennium BC. A marble amulet of a reclining bull, small horns curving to the top of the head, drilled holes for eyes; legs tucked under the body, tail curving around back leg; to the underside a series of pecked dots forming a geometric pattern; pierced through the body for suspension. Exhibited: Musée d'Art et d'Histoire Genève Exhibition, 30 March-20 September 2000: Animaux d'Art et d'Histoire - Bestiaire de Collections Genevoises (Animals of Art and of History, Bestiary of Genevan Collections"). 22 grams, 43mm (1 1/2"). From an important London collection of animal amulets formed in the 1970s; some published and all previously exhibited.
Condition
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Very fine condition.

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