10 December 2004
AN AEGEAN GLASS INLAY
CIRCA 13TH CENTURY B.C.
Blue in color, cast in the form of a humped bull reclining to the left with its head turned back in profile, the short, inward-curving tapering horns shown frontally, the animal's musculature subtly modelled, the eye drilled for possible supplementary inlay
2 in. (5 cm.) long
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A.P. Kozloff, ed., Animals in Ancient Art From the Leo Mildenberg Collection, Cleveland, 1981, no. 68.
U. Gehrig, ed., Tierbilder aus vier Jahrtausenden, Antiken der Sammlung Mildenberg, Mainz am Rhein, 1983, no. 68.
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