Indus Valley Zeboe stier

Indus Valley Zeboe stier
Pakistan - 3000-2000 voor Christus - Terracotta

ITEM: Zebu bull
CULTURE: Bronze Age, Indus Valley
PERIOD: 3000 - 2000 B.C
DIMENSIONS: 60 mm x 90 mm
CONDITION: Restored, Overpainted
PROVENANCE: Ex Japanese gentleman collection (deceased), acquired between 1970 - 2010

Comes with Certificate of Authenticity and European Union export license

The Indus Valley Civilisation was an important Bronze Age culture which arose in c. 3300 BC and lasted until c. 1300, though its heyday, to which this ceramic vessel belongs, was in the 3rd millennium BC. The bull, with its hump and powerful horns, is a recurring motif in the Indus Valley, appearing on painted pottery like this example but also on figurines and stamps. The animal may represent the leader of a herd, who is able to protect his followers, or it could be a reflection of the bull’s importance in religious sacrifice.

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Indus Valley Zeboe stier
Geschatte periode
3000-2000 voor Christus
Land van herkomst
In goede staat - gebruikt met geringe sporen van ouderdom.
60×90×0 mm
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