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Statuette of a bull

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The right side of a bull's body, in high relief, was originally attached to some other object. The head is turned to the right, and the tongue lolls out to the right side. A flower with leaves springs up the middle of the stomach, half-way up the right side. The tail has been broken off. Brown...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Roman, Late Etruscan or Republican Period, 3rd–1st century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 170.

Dimensions

Length: 13.9 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

01.7498

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture