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Ancient Art

Amulet in the form of a bull’s head

ca. 4000–3200 B.C.

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3.4 × 2.7 × 1.5 cm (1 5/16 × 1 1/16 × 9/16 in.)
Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., Class of 1913, Fund
2007.207.2
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Egyptian
Period: 
Predynastic period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Natacha Rambova Collection, collection of Donald P. Hansen, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University
Auction, Sotheby's New York, December 5, 2007, lot 103

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, July 1, 2007–June 30, 2008,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2008): 182, ill.

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