Artist

unknown (Roman (ancient))

Date

1700-1400 BCE (creation)

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Culture

Italian; Roman (ancient)

Classification

Decorative Arts, Utilitarian Objects and Interior Design

Work Type

sculpture; installations

Work Technique

carving

Location

Heraklion Archeoloigcal Museum (Iráklion, Crete, Greece)

Material

carved out of steatite with gilded horns, with eyes made of red jasper, and white shell or marble for the line around the nostrils

Image Rights

© Bridgeman Art Library

Image Source

Scholar's Resource, Inc. XZL-147671

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Photo Credit

Bridgeman Art Library

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