Late Classical Period
probably 4th century B.C.
Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 039; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 107 (additional published references).
Height x length: 23 x 32.5 cm (9 1/16 x 12 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Marble, from the Greek island of Paros
Not On View
The ears have been made too large and should lie back against the horns with the opening to the front. The horns should lie close to the sides of the head, as the re-worked fleece indicates. The eyelids have been patched with plaster. The eyes were inserted.
University of South Florida Lab No. 8402: Isotope ratios - delta13C +5.1 / delta18O -3.5,
Attribution - Paros 1. Justification - C and O isotopes, medium grain, Attic style
By date unknown: according to L. D. Caskey, Catalogue of Greek and Roman Sculpture, p. 88: Found near Acqua Traversa; by 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome (Palazzo Corvisieri).); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund