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Imitation of an Anatolian Statuette of a Zebu (3/4 left front)

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The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

This bronze statuette of a zebu stands on a flat rectangular base that has been broken at the front. Parts of the long ears and tail have broken away. The zebu is highly stylized with incised lines delineating musculature, cloven hooves, mouth, eyes, and for the large dewlap. There are male genitalia and a hump on the back.

Details

  • Title: Imitation of an Anatolian Statuette of a Zebu (3/4 left front)
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 20th century
  • Location Created: Turkey (?)
  • Physical Dimensions: 7.2 × 9.4 cm (2 13/16 × 3 11/16 in.)
  • Type: Fauna
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Bronze
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 79.AK.52
  • Culture: Modern
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Villa Collection, Malibu, California, Gift of Lee Rizzuto
  • Creator Display Name: Unknown
  • Classification: Sculpture (Visual Works)

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