Bronze bull statuette

Near Eastern, Anatolian
Bronze Age
about 2000 B.C.


Object Place: Near East, Anatolia

Dimensions

Height (top of horn) x length: 9.1 x 11.5 cm (3 9/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

58.14

Medium or Technique

Bronze

On View

Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)

Collections

Asia, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Bronze bull inlaid with copper-gold stripes and partially silvered. It is Alaca Hoyuk type. Part of one horn is missing. The surface is corroded.

Provenance

By 1957: with Hugo Weissman, Boston; 1957: purchased by the MFA from Mr. Weissman.
(Accession Date: January 9, 1958)

Credit Line

William E. Nickerson Fund