Bronze Age Silver Bull, Turkey

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Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 24 November 2018

The gold inlay can be seen on the shoulders, sides, and haunch. The animal stands on a copper stand. Perhaps, it was part of a canopy pole of a rich burial. Probably from Alaca Huyuk, Central Turkey. Early Bronze Age, about 2300 BCE. (The British Museum, London).


About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2018, November 24). Bronze Age Silver Bull, Turkey. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/9556/

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Bronze Age Silver Bull, Turkey." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 24, 2018. https://www.ancient.eu/image/9556/.

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Bronze Age Silver Bull, Turkey." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 24 Nov 2018. Web. 24 Apr 2019.

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