Sacrificial Altar in Form of Two Bulls

Culture: Levant
Period: First Half of 1st millennium B.C.
Material: Basalt
Dimensions: 9.3 cm x 19 cm x 12 cm
Price: Sold
Ref: 6051
Provenance: Collection P.A.E. Hollander, Switzerland
Condition: Some sinter, but intact.
Description: Archaically worked basalt basin with four short thick legs and two large bullheads on the short side. The bulls have forward curved horns and large ball-shaped eyes. The top of the skull is also hollowed, possible for storing plants and fruits for offering.