Amulet in the Form of a Seated Figure with Bovine Head

Jade (nephrite) | 13.2cm | c. 4700-2920 BC

Unknown Artist

With a bovine head and four horns, this seated figurine was a powerful ritual and shamanic symbol. Drill holes above its shoulders form two interconnected perforations for suspension, suggesting that the jade was originally used as a pendant, presuma...
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