Goat

Cypriote
Cypro-Archaic I Period
about 750–600 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x length: 10.1 x 9.2 cm (4 x 3 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.134

Medium or Technique

Terracotta, Bichrome IV Ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Figurine of standing goat. Legs, ears, tail, nose are red. Black lines elsewhere.

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