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The animal is standing, with stubby legs, short tail, and thick, conical horns. 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, Late Geometric or Early Archaic Period, about 720–670 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Anatolia?

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 038.

Dimensions

Length: 6.5 cm (2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.1342

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture