Flying Bird

Cypriote
Archaic Period
600–480 B.C.


Dimensions

6.1 x 8.6 cm (2 3/8 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.138

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Bird with wings spread and three legs. Traces of black and red. Handle on back.

Provenance

By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for
$ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription