Amlash Amulet of a Bronze Bull

Culture: Iran/Amlash
Period: 1st half of 1st millennium B.C.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 5.5 cm long
Price: 420 Euro
Ref: 6178
Provenance: German private collection, acquired in the 1980s in Paris. Auctioned at Gorny & Mosch on 12 December 2012, lot 557. Thence in a New york private collection.
Condition: Intact
Description: Highly abstracted bronze figure of a bull with frontally anterograde horns. The body of bent bronze sheet is long and semi-circular, the legs are short. At the back a slightly protruding tail. On the spine a small eyelet for suspension.