Finial with ram head and bell with wooden base

Title

Finial with ram head and bell with wooden base

Identifier

2015.2.57

Subject

Ancient & Classical

Description

A bronze finial comprising a long tubular socket that curves to terminate in a bovine head with open mouth; two horns with parallel curved marks extend outward from either side of the animal's head; a small conical bell suspends from a loop beneath the animal's neck.

Format

Bronze
Bronze, wood base
Bronze: 4 5/8" H x 1 3/4" W x 2 3/4" D
Overall: 5 1/4" H (w/ base)
Base: 1" H x 3 3/8" L x 1 5/16" W

Date

1200-1000 BCE

Files

2015.2.57.jpg

Citation

“Finial with ram head and bell with wooden base,” Miami University Art Museum, accessed August 12, 2020, https://miamiuniversityartmuseum.omeka.net/items/show/1170.