Handle of a Tripod (?)
about seventh century B.C.
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 403; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 124 (additional published references).
3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
A bull’s head, with a circular tip on the right horn and large ears. The slender neck forms the attachment. The tip of the left horn is missing. Brown patina, with earth encrustation in places.
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way