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New Empire ( second half of the 2nd century B.C.)
H: 15 cm
The animal is complete, but its muzzle, lost, is fully restored. Chips and chips, especially on the base.
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.
The huge spiraled horns are this figurine’s main feature both visually and because they enable us to confidently identify the species represented.
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