London, South Kensington
29 April 2010
AN AMLASH POTTERY BULL RHYTON
CIRCA 10TH-8TH CENTURY B.C.
The hollow vessel with prominent neck hump, the muzzle extending into a long spout, with curved horns and vertical ridges for the dewlap and tail, on four tapering legs
12 in. (30.5 cm.) long
English private collection, acquired in Lugano, Switzerland, 1967.
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A Thermoluminescence Analysis Report from the Research Laboratory for Archaeology, Oxford, dated May 1975 (no. 81p37), accompanies this lot.
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