Seller: gordion (345) 100%, Location: Nepean, Ontario, Ships to: Americas, Europe, JP, AU, Item: 331542976212 Near Eastern Stone Bull Amulet Late Uruk/Jemdet Nasr period 3300 B.C. - 2900 B.C. Near Eastern stone reclining bull amulet with head at the front looking to the viewer and body in profile. Large drilled eyes, most likely used to hold inlays originally. Incised legs tucked under the body, flat back. Pierced vertically. Naturalistic models of sheep and bull were found at Temple of Eanna (House of Heaven), main temple of Sumerian goddess Inanna. These figures were apparently votive offerings to the goddess Inanna. Bull/Sheep figures were also worn as amulets, often regarded as having amuletic value. However the specific purpose of these figures are not known fully. Period: 3300 B.C. - 2900 B.C. Condition: One of the horns is chipped. Dimension: Length: 24 mm (0.95 inches) Terms & Conditions • All items are unconditionally Guaranteed to be Authentic as described. • Customs, duty, tax etc are responsibility of the buyer.