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A lovely Sumerian amulet of a recumbent bull, Jemdet Nasr, c. 3000 - 2900 BC, in a brown jasper, the animal is well carved with short horns and well-defined head and limbs, suspension hole drilled vertically through back for suspension. 28 x 20 mm. Ex Peter Cheremisinoff collection, NJ.


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A lovely Sumerian amulet of a recumbent bull

Estimate $250 - $350May 04
Montrose, CA, USA