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Handle of a chest or vessel (cauldron ?), in form of bull's head, hollowed and in high relief, with three rings from behind the head. Features and hair incised, also nose-strap. Right-hand ring cracked through. Dark green patina.

Provenance

By 1968: Richard R. Wagner Collection; gift of Richard R. Wagner to MFA, November 13, 1968

Credit Line

Gift of Richard R. Wagner

Greek, East Greek, Hellenistic or Greco-Roman Period,

Accession Number

68.734

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels