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5th millenium B.C., 7th millenium B.C.
H : 6.6 cm
Beige, Black, Brown
Complete, even if arms are lost. Superficial wear.
This small, beautiful object is composed of two elements: a parallelepiped that serves as a base for two statuettes of young bulls, whose bodies are merged together and placed head to toe.
This seal, modeled in the shape of a stylized pig was carved from a cream-colored limestone.
Although conveying a certain charm, typical of traditional folk art rather than formal representations, this statuette shows highly stylized and naive shapes which do not totally lighten the strength of the rectangular block of stone.
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