Nike sacrificing a bull

Greek, South Italian


Place of Manufacture: Italy, Campania

Dimensions

26.3 cm (10 3/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 0.263 L.

Accession Number

01.8005

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Blue-green on background and traces of it on bull; red on hair of Nike, and brown on sandal straps; red on lower edge of relief. Missing: lower part of forelegs of bull, and most of wings and right arm (from elbow) of Nike.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: from Rome.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution