Hinduism was prevalent in the Kabul Valley, from where this bronze comes, during the 8th and 9th centuries. The cow has a garland around her neck, and licks her feeding calf.
Published: O. Bopearachchi, C. Landes, C. Sachs, De l’Indus à l’Oxus. Archéologie de l’Asie Centrale, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Montpellier, 2003, no. 330.
Provenance: Private collection, UK