Head of a Bull

Cypriote
Archaic Period
600–480 B.C.


Dimensions

9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

72.136

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Head of a bull with one ear missing. No color.

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