Knosos Minoan BULL TAURUS Head Statue Sculpture Strength Symbol Replica 7.48΄΄

Out Of Stock Knosos Minoan BULL TAURUS Head Statue Sculpture Strength Symbol Replica 7.48΄΄

Dimensions (approximately)

Height : 19 cm       (7.48in) 

Width:   10 cm       (3.94in)

Depth:   08 cm       (3.15in)

 

Net Weight350  gr    ( lb)

 

Material: Heavy art resin 

 

Bull's-head rhyton

This magnificent rhyton is a characteristic example of Minoan stone carving of the early Neopalatial period. It is a libation vase, which was filled with the appropriate liquid through a hole in the neck and emptied through another hole on the muzzle. This rhyton imitates a bull, the most important animal in Minoan religion. Its horns, which were not found, were probably of gilded wood, the inlaid eyes are of rock crystal with painted irises, the eyelashes of jasper and the muzzle of tridacna shell. The locks of the animal's mane are shown in relief and the hair represented with incisions. The lapidary rendered the strength and beauty of the animal, its anatomy and expressiveness, in a most naturalistic manner, as seen by the attention to anatomic detail. The rhyton is only partly preserved, its left side being the original.


The permanent exhibition of the Heraklion Archaeological Museum

 

Bulls and Minoans

The Minoans ruled on the island of Crete, south of the Greek mainland in the Mediterranean Sea, from 2000 to 1600 BCE. Their sophisticated culture thrived because of their powerful naval fleet. The Minoans, along with other ancient cultures, held the bull in high regard and worshiped it as an idol. The bull horns an the double axes are sacred symbols that appear everywhere in the palaces

The bull symbolizes fighting ability and male fertility while the symbol of the bull stands for valor and magnanimity ever since the prehistoric times.

Specifications
MaterialHeavy art resin

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