Vessel or figurine in form of a bull

Description
Bulls were very popular in Bronze Age and Iron Age Cyprus as they represented power and fertility. This bull is hollow, and it is uncertain whether it was made as a jug or as a statuette.
Accession Loan No.
31/1918/95
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
vessel or figurine in form of a bull
Simple Name
vessel
Full Name
rhyton in form of a bull
Dimensions
whole W 62 mm; whole height 130 mm; whole depth 190 mm
Cultural Group
Cypriot
Production Year Low
-1475
Production Year High
-1225
Family Group

Material
pottery; Base Ring ware
Collector / Excavator
Cobham, Claude Delaval
Collection Country
Cyprus
Collection Area Region
Southern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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