Luristan Bronze Pin with a Protome of a Zebu

Culture: Luristan
Period: around 900 B.C.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 19 cm long
Price: 800 Euro
Ref: 6146
Provenance: Collection Zuckerman, Detroit, USA. Acquired in the 1960s-1970s.
Condition: Intact
Description: A tapered bronze needle with a protome of a stylized humped cattle or zebu. The semi-circular horns sharply raised, the eyes as thick knobs, the nose cylindrical. The hump on the back raised like two horns, where one lies on the back of the head. The ears pointedly pulled back. Mounted.