Iberian Bull Statue

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 02 November 2017
Iberian Bull Statue

This limestone statue of a bull comes from Osuna (Seville), Spain. It dates from the late 5th century CE. It was originally abutted to a funerary monument. Bulls were protectors of tombs, symbols of masculinity, and they were also associated with sacrifices. (Museo Arqueológico Nacional, Madrid)


About the Author

James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2017, November 02). Iberian Bull Statue. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/7535/

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Wiener, James B. "Iberian Bull Statue." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 02, 2017. https://www.ancient.eu/image/7535/.

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Wiener, James B. "Iberian Bull Statue." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 02 Nov 2017. Web. 27 May 2019.

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