Seller: hix.antiquitatis (705) 100%, Location: New York, New York, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 282083862010 Details: Urartian Bronze Pin A finely made ancient Urartian bronze cloak pin with a head in the form of a bull. Late 8th - early 7th century BC. Length: 2 1/2 in. (6.3 cm). Intact.Urartu was an Iron Age civilization in Eastern Anatolia, which rose to power in the 9th century BC, and was conquered by the Medes in the early 6th century BC. They are known for their high quality metal work.Formerly in a German private collection, acquired during the 1960s and 1970s.#3412GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC AND AS DESCRIBEDHIXENBAUGH ANCIENT ART, NEW YORKMember: Appraisers Association of America (AAA) Art and Antique Dealers League of America (AADLA) Confederation Internationale des Negociants en Oeuvres d'Art (CINOA)See our 'about me' page for our credentials and expertise. All antiquities we handle are authentic and legally acquired. Every piece is accompanied by a complete description with photo and signed guarantee of authenticity. See our web site for more examples of fine ancient art.