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Bronze bull statuette

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Bronze bull inlaid with copper-gold stripes and partially silvered. It is Alaca Hoyuk type. Part of one horn is missing. The surface is corroded.

Provenance

By 1957: with Hugo Weissman, Boston; 1957: purchased by the MFA from Mr. Weissman. (Accession Date: January 9, 1958)

Credit Line

William E. Nickerson Fund

Near Eastern, Anatolian, Bronze Age, about 2000 B.C.

Object Place

Near East, Anatolia

Dimensions

Height (top of horn) x length: 9.1 x 11.5 cm (3 9/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

58.14

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture