The inscription on the right side runs from the tail to the head: (Greek inscription to be added ). On the left side it runs from the shoulder to the tail: (Greek inscription to be added). Tail and perhaps the ends of the horns missing. Surfaces worn down and corroded. Greenish, brown patina.
On the right side it runs from the tail to the head: HIROSTOPADAOIS On the left side it runs from the shoulder to the tail: ONIPPO ΗΙRΟΣΤΟΠΑΔΑΟΙΣ ΟΝΙΠΠΟ
By date unknown: with Dr. Elie Borowski, Angensteinerstrasse 7, Basel, Switzerland (said to come from the Kabeirion, Thebes); gift of Dr. Elie Borowski to MFA, June 28, 1967
Gift of Dr. Elie Borowski
Greek, Classical Period, about 450 B.C.
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 058; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 119 (additional published references).
Height x length: 6.5 x 8.7 cm (2 9/16 x 3 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique