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Object Title: 
Humped bull (zebu, or Bos Indicus)
Measurements: 
5 1/8 x 3 5/8 x 7 3/4 in. (13.018 x 9.208 x 19.685 cm.)
Creation Date: 
3rd millennium B.C.
Credit Line: 
Gift of David T. Owsley via the Alvin and Lucy Owsley Foundation
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Provenance Information: 
Formerly in the collection of Stefaan Grusenmeyer, Bangkok, Thailand; thence in January 2009 to Douglas Dawson Gallery, Chicago, IL; thence to Dallas Museum of Art (accession date: April 30, 2009).
Exhibition Information: 
DMA, February 2011 through the present.
Publication Information: 
Bromberg, Anne R. The Arts of India, Southeast Asia, and the Himalayas at the Dallas Museum of Art. Dallas Museum of Art; New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013.
Section of the AAMD Guidelines relied upon for the exception to 1970: 
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Explain why the object fits the exception set forth above: 
Provenance for this work is established to January 2009. It has been exhibited at the DMA since February 2011. This sculpture complements later works on display that were produced on the Indian subcontinent. It is the only Indus Valley piece in the DMA's collection.