Replica Size: 29 x 27 x 3.5 cm Original: limestone Replica: artificial stone
South Arabia, 1st-3rd century A.D. AEOS SEM 24
Early cultures often believed that bulls' heads could ward off evil. Slabs, such as this one, were mounted on building exteriors. The two-line inscription reads: "Talisman for LZD and his brother HLQH from (the tribe) HBT".