A rare and beautiful Ancient Greek Terracotta Bull (Bulls) Head 600-300 BC.

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Seller: book-land (1,053) 100%, Location: Wien, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 391100235766 book - landInternationales Antiquariat Wien Ancient Greek Terracotta Bull Head 600-300 BC. This hellenistic bull head is a characteristic and beautifully worked example of Greek art. Its vaulted nostrils, the strong nose bridge and features as the tight curls or the amygdaloid eyes with the tripartite brows enable a clear classification. Like-one bull heads served as endings on altar stones. The presented piece is a rare example from the area of Didyma (Didim) in south west Turkey, province of Aydin. Provenance: Private posession Vienna Compare to similar heads at the temple of Apoll in Didyma or to Metropolitan Museum of Art, A Bull's head mask Accession Number: 74.51.1791 Ein hellenistischer mächtiger Stierkopf mit typischen breiten, nach oben gewölbten Nüstern, kräftigen Nasenrücken, eng gelocktem Schopf, mandelförmigen Augen mit dreigeteilten wulstig dominanten Brauen. Stierköpfe wie dieser dienten vor allem als Eckabschlüsse bei Opfersteinen. Äußerst seltenes Stück aus der Gegend um Didyma (Didim) Südwestliche Türkei, Provinz Aydin. Provenienz: Privatbesitz Wien. Vergleiche: Apollo Tempel von Didyma ; Metropolitan Museum of Art, A Bull’s head mask Accession Number: 74.51.1791 Creation Year: 600-300 BC. Date of Manufacture: 600-300 BC. Materials: Terracotta Movement & Style: Hellenistic Condition: very good HEIGHT: 9 cm WIDTH: 7.5 cm DEPTH: 11 cm CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY (COA): A SIGNED COA WITH OUR COMPANY'S HEADING (Internationales Antiquariat Wien) WILL BE SENT WITH EACH PIECE, STATING EBAY TITLE WITH AGE, EBAY ID # , PRICE AND PHOTO OF THE ITEM. Condition: very good

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