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Neck of vessel with bull figure on rim

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The neck of a bronze, spouted vessel adorned with a cast figure of a bull with long, upturned horns.

Provenance

1972, sold by Leo Mildenberg (b. 1913 - d. 2001), Zurich, to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 8, 1972)

Credit Line

John Wheelock and John Morse Elliot Fund

Near Eastern, Anatolian, Bronze Age, Alaca Hoyuk, 2300–2000 B.C.

Object Place

Turkey

Dimensions

Height: 11 cm (4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1972.82

Medium or Technique

Cast bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels