Bull's head

Cypriote
Archaic Period


Accession Number

58.1269

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Oscillum in the shape of a bull’s head. Buff clay, dull red paint. Eyes outlined in red, stripes on neck and top of head. Pierced hole on top of head, and one each side.

Provenance

By date unknown: Horace L. Mayer Collection; December 27, 1957: loaned to MFA by Horace L. Mayer (as 387.57); gift of Horace L. Mayer to MFA, December 11, 1958

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer