possibly from Ashur, a finely detailed bull-calf carved of mottled red-brown agate with gold loop around the body.
For a very similar example and discussion see: Maxwell-Hyslop, K.R. "Western Asiatic Jewellery" (1971) page 177 ill. 111
Condition: Intact and in excellent condition. Museum quality, a rare and exceptional example.
Dimensions: Length: 1.5cm (5/8") Height: 1.5 cm (5/8 inch)
Provenance: Vernon Pick private collection, acquired in the late 1950's.