Painted Earthenware Zebu Bull - LO.1025 - For Sale

Painted Earthenware Zebu Bull - LO.1025
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Terracotta figurines such as these ones have been unearthed also at Mohenjo-daro and Harappa, suggesting a commonality of style and purpose throughout the Indus Valley during the mature Harappan period (ca. 2600-2450 BCE). Like many figurines datable to this period, the front and back legs are joined together. In one excavated examplefrom Chanudaroaholewaspokedinthebelly,indicatingthatitwouldhavebeenattachedoastickoruseasapuppetorasmallstandardofthekindcarriedintheprocessionsdepicted .Inothers,theholewasindeedplaceonthebackoftheanimal,thussuggesting an alternative function, perhaps linkedtomusic.Painted Earthenware Zebu Bull-LO.1025
Origin: Central Asia Circa: 2600 BC to 1900 BCDimensions: 4" (10.2cm) high x 7.25" (18.4cm) wide Collection: Indus Valley Style: Mature Harappan Medium: Earthenware

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