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Bull's head

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Oscillum in the shape of a bull's head. Buff clay, dull red paint. Eyes outlined in red, stripes on neck and top of head. Pierced hole on top of head, and one each side.

Provenance

By date unknown: Horace L. Mayer Collection; December 27, 1957: loaned to MFA by Horace L. Mayer (as 387.57); gift of Horace L. Mayer to MFA, December 11, 1958

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Cypriote, Archaic Period,

Accession Number

58.1269

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture