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There are 40 objects for which Decoration contains → bull
2007.10.1.6 Man pulling bull. Man on the left of bull facing away from it. Cast Number 70
2007.10.1.7 Possibly Hercules capturing the Cretan bull
2007.10.2.172 3 heads: ram, horse, bull
2007.10.2.173 3 heads: ram, horse, bull
2007.10.2.197 A God, possibly Zeus, pondering. A bull is in the background
2007.10.2.198 Europa being abducted by the bull (Zeus) the image is cut in half
2007.10.2.237 A group of figures. The centre of the cast is a male figure who appears to be dressed in armour (helmet, shield, and cuirass). He appears to be standing on the deck of a ship. The figure is presenting or showing the head of a bull to a second figure (female) who appears to standing on the quay of a harbour. On the far right of the cast (behind the central male figure) is a second soldier. The scene possibly portrays an encounter between Theseus and Ariadne after the killing of the Minotaur.
2007.10.2.245 A bearded, muscular, and semi-naked seated figure. His clothing is possibly an animal skin (paws seem to be apparent). He appears to be resting as his right arm rests on his knee and his right hand supports his bowed head. He is also holding an unidentified object in his right hand which also rests against his leg. His other hand appears to be holding a further (unidentified) object which rests across his lap. A club rests against his left thigh in the foreground of the scene. There is either a bull or cow depicted by the figure's right leg at the bottom-left of the scene. The figure shown is almost certainly Herakles, possibly resting after one his labours (herding the cattle of Geryon?).
2007.10.2.263 A Bull, decorated with vine leaves, possibly prepared for sacrifice.
2007.10.2.304 A male figure wearing a skin (possibly a lion skin) struggles with a bull. The bull's head is lowered perhaps indicating that it is charging. Behind the bull, to the right of the cast, there is what appears to be a statue (possibly of female form) with two faces in profile, one facing left and the other right. The animal skin (if it is lion) perhaps identifies the male as Herakles. The scene might be a representation of one of Herakles tasks (yoking of the bulls).
2007.10.2.308 A large ox or bull is represented to the left and centre of the scene taking up most of the space within the cast. The beast's head is turned as if it is looking towards the viewer. To the right a figure (probably male) is seated beneath a tree holding a staff. At the figure's feet there appears to be a second (much smaller) creature.
2007.10.2.323 Semi-naked woman riding a bull.
2007.9.3.24 Displays a winged woman riding side-saddle on a bull.
2008.2.1.29 Hercules wrestling an animal, possibly the bull from his seventh labour.
2008.2.1.62 A bull from the left side, appears to be standing on a long staff. The bull seems to have something tied around its chest, possibly vine leaves. It's head is bowed and it's front right leg is raised from the ground.
2009.10.2.166 Clothed Hermes carrying a sickle and caduceus and wearing a winged hat and sandals standing near a bull, a bird and a body on the ground (possibly dead). Number 38
2009.10.2.329 A scene showing a man with a bull (Possibly Herakles capturing the Cretan Bull for Eurystheus)
2009.10.2.330 A scene showing a man (possibly Herakles) carrying a bull (possibly the Cretan Bull)
2009.10.2.331 A scene shoeing a man, possibly Herakles, carrying a bull (possibly the Cretan Bull)
2009.10.2.332 A scene showing a man (possibly Herakles) carrying a bull (possibly the Cretan bull)
2009.10.2.333 A scene depicting a man (possibly Herakles)carrying a bull (possibly the Cretan Bull).
2009.10.2.393 Large bull with bearded man's face, with a star above on the left, a symbol on the right and a snake beneath the bull. With an inscription above the bull. Number 49
2009.10.2.396 Nude male figure wearing a cloak leading a large bull behind him. Number 52
2009.8.136 A bull kneeling down. Cast number: 81
2009.8.153 A shepherd sitting on a stone and leaning on a tree, watching a bull. Cast number: 7
2009.8.154 A bull with a human face with a beard. Probably Zeus. Cast number: 8
2009.8.155 A woman riding on a bull which has a human face. Probably Zeus abducting Europa. Cast number: 9
2009.8.156 A woman riding on a bull. Zeus abducting Europa. Cast number: 10
2009.9.62 A creature that looks like mixture of bull or goat and a cat. Cast number: 76
26.2.41 Inside unpainted. Hind part of ruminant, perhaps bull, in which case the wavy lines descending on the right may be part of tail. Streaky black on brown. 2003.46.0004.jpg
26.2.64 Exterior creamy ground white with a pattern of nearly parallel brown curves that get increasingly shorter, creating a pie slice shape (perhaps the folds of skin on the neck of a bull, fracing right), along with part of a lower eyelid. Interior black with a red line alone one edge. Right above the red line is a white line. There are also a few other splotches of white, probably white outline of lotus flower (or two) with a red centre. 2013.04.0152.jpg
26.2.92 Outside, on red slip, hind legs and part of body of a bull (?); behind, legs of bird or siren; in field one cruciform rosette. Incisions. No trace of aplied colours on figures, but below the figure zone bands, white-red-white on black. Inside black. 2013.04.0216.jpg
26.7.2 The interior of the vessel is streaky black (uneven) except for the tondo (reddish brown), that depicts a (shadow of a) man, in a short chiton, facing right and advancing. He is holding a (thorny) club with his right hand and his himation with the left one (using it as a shield?), while his sword is visible at his right side. Exterior: The lip bears a thin, black line. The surface of the body is reserved (up to the point where the scene ends) but bears decoration in black. The scene is repeated on both sides; the myth of Heracles and the Bull. Herakles has captured the Bull from the head. Hanging in the background (above them) there are Herakles' club, cloak and quiver. The scene is flanked (left and right) by fan-shaped palmettes (voluted at the bottom with long, narrow divisions). The lower part of the handles' external surface is black and under either of them there is an ivy leaf (heart-shaped). Below the scene, there is a streaky black line and, after a reserved, thin band, the vessel is (streaky) black up to the end of the foot, whose side surface is reserved, though. The base is reserved but bears a red thin band at the center of the resting surface. No incisions or added colour have been used. 2003.09.0004.jpg
92.1A-K (a) Bull and lion, facing; (b) Pegasus; (c) Archer: holding bow and spear/arrow(?) with tall helmet, kneeling; (d) stag; (e) Female head: wearing winged helmet; (f) Lion head, small; (g-k) non-identifiable shapes, stamps.
E.62.23 Triangular shaped fragment of white limestone, with inscription in relief as well as a bull in the bottom right corner. 2008.08.0144.jpg
E.79.2 Such an offering plate was placed in a tomb to provide food for the deceased after death. The plate is oval in shape made with clay and a red slip. Offered here are two loaves of bread, a trussed bull and a leg of beef. The cross channel on the plate allowed the water that was ritually placed in the bowl to drain away down the hole. The water was placed there to moisten the food and provide a kind of magical soup for the deceased. 2005.88.0074.jpg
L.2005.7.5 Obv: Youth restraining bull. Rev: Bridled horse galloping, in incuse square.
REDMG:1953.25.106 Large fragment of coloured relief from a larger work (building or fireplace for example). Flat upper surface. Decoration, from top to bottom: red line; band of red with semi-circular patterns with leaf patterns; band divided into blocks painted into different colours (blue, red, green from left to right). Inside the red panel is a drawing in white of a four legged animal with a tail, possibly a bull. 2003.93.0140.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.23 Mouth black outside; reserved neck; black on exterior of handle; band of black vertical bars above band of black rays on shoulder. Body (at front, only): black line; two rows of black dots alternating with white dots; two black lines; figural scene. Body, below: black band, black line, broad black band, black line, black to foot and on top of foot; black band on lower part of concave element; otherwise reserved. Figural scene depicts a male figure wrestling a bull. The figures are flanked by trees with black and white fruits and thin vines. The hero’s clothes hang on the left tree and his quiver hangs above him. While this scene might depict either Herakles with the Cretan bull or Theseus with the (same) bull of Marathon, the incisions on the head covering (slightly stippled) suggest that this is a schematic rendering of Herakles’ lion-scalp helmet. Added white is used for the rendering of details such as fruit on trees, as well as the forepart of the bull, and his tail, while incision is used to indicate the drapery, quiver, and musculature of the hero, as well as his head covering. On attribution, cf. CVA Cambridge 1, pls. 22, 21. 2005.99.0080.jpg
TEMP.2003.7.53A-B a) Animal head (perhaps a bull); b) wave pattern above lines arranged in a triangle
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