User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Nike sacrificing a bull

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

Greek, South Italian,

Place of Manufacture

Campania, Italy

Accession Number

01.8005

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture