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
Simple Name
vessel
Full Name
rhyton in form of a bull
Collector / Excavator
Cobham, Claude Delaval
Collection Country
Cyprus
Common Name
vessel or figurine in form of a bull
Material
pottery; Base Ring ware
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Collection Contintent
Europe
Collection Area Region
Southern Europe
Production Year Low
-1475
Production Year High
-1225
Cultural Group
Cypriot
Family Group

Dimensions
whole W 62 mm; whole height 130 mm; whole depth 190 mm
Created At
2016-10-13 15:45:42
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:42:51

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