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Handle (one of a pair)

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The handles (this is a pair with 66.933) are from a chest or vessel, perhaps a cauldron, in the form of bulls' heads with three rings from the face. The bulls' heads are hollow; the rings, solid. Dark green patina.

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, Hellenistic Period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 404.

Dimensions

Height x width: 7.2 x 8 cm (2 13/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.1340

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels