Cypriot wall bracket with Bull’s Head

Culture: Cypriot
Period: 1100-950 B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 8.5 cm long
Price: Sold
Ref: 2034
Provenance: From the collection of the British artist M.M., acquired between 1950 and 1970.
Condition: The tips of the horns broken, otherwise intact.
Description: Object of the so-called "Bichrome I-Ware". Handmade, board-like protome with bull head (bucranium) and long horns. On the bottom vaulted, behind the head a perforation for suspension. The red-black pigmentation is mainly preserved. Probably protomes like this were presented in temples. Very rare!