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Bovine

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The bovine animal has pointed horns, heavy and pointed legs, and a stubby tail curving into the body. Very dark green patina, with brown encrustation.

Provenance

By 1965: Richard R. Wagner Collection (acquired in Istanbul); gift of Richard R. Wagner to MFA, November 10, 1965

Credit Line

Gift of Richard R. Wagner

Greek, East Greek, Early Archaic Period, about 720–670 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 037.

Dimensions

Length: 5.8 cm (2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.1343

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture