Bovine

Greek, East Greek
Early Archaic Period
about 720–670 B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 037.

Dimensions

Length: 5.8 cm (2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.1343

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

The bovine animal has pointed horns, heavy and pointed legs, and a stubby tail curving into the body. Very dark green patina, with brown encrustation.

Provenance

Acquired in Istanbul by Richard R. Wagner (b. 1907 - d. 2002), West Barnstable, MA; 1965, gift of Richard R. Wagner to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 10, 1965)

Credit Line

Gift of Richard R. Wagner