Terracotta vase in the form of a bull

Terracotta | 11.4in | c. 1450-1200 B.C.

Unknown Artist

Cattle were introduced to Cyprus early in the second millennium B.C. Bulls first appear in Cypriot art around 1900 B.C. and thereafter become prominent iconographic symbols, perhaps with religious significance.

Credit: The Cesnola Collection, Purcha...
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