Bovine

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


Place of Manufacture: Anatolia?

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 038.

Dimensions

Length: 6.5 cm (2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.1342

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

The animal is standing, with stubby legs, short tail, and thick, conical horns. 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