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A spout in the form of a bull's head. Said to be from Cyprus.

Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in London: said from Cyprus.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Cypriote, Cypro-archaic II–Cypro-archaic IA Period, about 600–400 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 220.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.279 H. 0.182 D.

Accession Number

01.8045

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Bichrome Red Ware II

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels