12 December 2002
A ROMAN BRONZE FIGURE OF A BULL
Circa 1st-2nd Century A.D.
Naturalistically-modelled, standing with the right legs advanced and the right foreleg raised, the head turned slightly to the right, the short horns curved and the ears erect, the eyes and nostrils recessed, the prominent dewlap with the rippling folds incised, the tail looping onto the back, the genitalia detailed, on a high rectangular plinth
5 5/16 in. (13.5 cm) high
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