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Pendant: Bovine Head

Object Details

Title:

Pendant: Bovine Head

Artist/Maker:

Unknown

Culture:

Italic

Place:

Italy (Place Created)

Date:

500–400 B.C.

Medium:

Amber

Object Number:

77.AO.81.20

Dimensions:

35 × 24 × 13 mm (1 3/8 × 15/16 × 1/2 in.)

Credit Line:

Gift of Gordon McLendon

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Object Description

Bull's head.

Provenance
Provenance
- 1977

Gordon McLendon (Dallas, Texas), donated to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1977.

Bibliography
Bibliography

Causey, Faya. Ancient Carved Ambers in the J. Paul Getty Museum (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2012), no. 54.

Montanaro, Andrea Celestino. Ambre figurate: amuleti e ornamenti dalla Puglia preromana (Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider, 2012), pp. 110, no. 6; pl. LXIV, no. 1, ill.