Bull

Greek
Late Geometric - Early Archaic Period
about 700–600 B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 017.

Dimensions

Height x length: 3.5 x 5 cm (1 3/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

67.282

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

The bull is of a conventional type that marks a transition from Geometric to Archaic and may have been made in parts of Greece down to 500 B.C. Green patina with earth encrustation.

Provenance

1934: Laura K. Dalzell Collection (acquired while on a trip to Greece in 1934); by 1967: bequest of Miss Laura K. Dalzell to MFA, February 8, 1967

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Laura K. Dalzell