Amlash Bronze Amulet of a Zebu

Culture: Amlash/Iran
Period: 950-750 B.C.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 3.4 cm long
Price: 800 Euro
Ref: 6408
Provenance: From the collection of the French art critic and writer Max-Pol Fouchet (1913-1980). Thence in a family estate.
Condition: The left outermost tip of the horn missing, otherwise intact.
Description: Solid bronze amulet of a zebu of the Amlash culture. The animal with a high raising and tapering hump. The back is rounded, the buttocks with a circular stubby tail. The legs are straight and tapering. The head with a strong neck is slightly raised. The eyes are button-shaped, the horns massive and semi-circularly raised.