- Museum number
Silver bull with gold inlay on a copper stand, terminating at bottom in a tenon of rectangular section, perhaps from the canopy pole of a rich burial; gold inlay on shoulders, haunches and sides.
- Production date
- 2300BC (circa)
Height: 24 centimetres
Width: 14.50 centimetres
- On display (G54/dc2)
- Exhibition history
2008-2009 15 Sept-15 Feb, Norway, Stavanger, Arkeologisk Museum i Stavanger
2003 19 March-7 June, Greece, Athens, Benaki Museum, 'The Bull in the Mediterranean World'
2002-2003 14 November-6 March, Spain, Barcelona, Salo del Tinell, 'The Bull in the Mediterranean World'
1977 London, BM, Animals in Art
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Sold in the sale of the Cranbrook (Michigan) collection at Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, on 4 May 1972, lot 266; see illustration on page 107 of the sale catalogue; deposited by Sotheby's on 20 June 1972 (deposit book entry 2824).
- Middle East
- BM/Big number
- Registration number