Head of a bull

Historical period(s)
1st millennium BCE?
H x W x D: 4.2 x 6.6 x 3.2 cm (1 5/8 x 2 5/8 x 1 1/4 in)
Credit Line
Gift of Joan and Frank Mount
Freer Gallery of Art Study Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Metalwork, Sculpture

Figure: bull head

bull, Iran

To 1967
Galerie Israel, Tel Aviv, Israel. [1]

From 1967 to 1996
Frank and Joan Mount, Alexandria, Virginia, purchased from Galerie Israel, Tel Aviv, Israel. [2]

From 1996
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Frank and Joan Mount, Alexandria, Virginia. [3]]


[1] See Curatorial Remark 3 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See object record.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Frank and Joan Mount
Galerie Israel

Collection Area(s)
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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