Neck of vessel with bull figure on rim

Near Eastern, Anatolian
Bronze Age, Alaca Hoyuk
2300–2000 B.C.


Object Place: Turkey, North Central Turkey, perhaps Horoztepe

Dimensions

Height: 11 cm (4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1972.82

Medium or Technique

Cast bronze

On View

Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)

Collections

Asia, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The neck of a bronze, spouted vessel adorned with a cast figure of a bull with long, upturned horns.

Provenance

1972, sold by Leo Mildenberg (b. 1913 - d. 2001), Zurich, to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 8, 1972)

Credit Line

John Wheelock and John Morse Elliot Fund