MJ002

A rare middle Assyrian Bull Pendant, 16th to 10th centuries BC

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.

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