Exhibitions/ Art Object

Bronze bull

Period:
Classical
Date:
late 5th–early 4th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H.: 3 9/16 in., 7 cm (9 x 7 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1091
Standing on all four legs, looking straight on. Hair is indicated in places with short, roughly incised lines.
Said to be from Dodona

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 97, p. 64, New York: Gilliss Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 95, 235, pl. 75g, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Related Objects

Bronze youth

Artist: Date: late 5th century B.C.
Accession Number: 74.51.5679
Date: late 5th century B.C. Medium: Bronze Accession: 74.51.5679 On view in:Gallery 175

Bronze diskos thrower

Artist: Date: ca. 480–460 B.C.
Accession Number: 07.286.87
Date: ca. 480–460 B.C. Medium: Bronze Accession: 07.286.87 On view in:Gallery 153

Bronze statuette of a veiled and masked dancer

Artist: Date: 3rd–2nd century B.C.
Accession Number: 1972.118.95
Date: 3rd–2nd century B.C. Medium: Bronze Accession: 1972.118.95 On view in:Gallery 163

Bronze horse

Artist: Date: 8th century B.C.
Accession Number: 21.88.24
Date: 8th century B.C. Medium: Bronze Accession: 21.88.24 On view in:Gallery 151

Bronze statuette of a rider wearing an elephant skin

Artist: Date: 3rd century B.C.
Accession Number: 55.11.11
Date: 3rd century B.C. Medium: Bronze Accession: 55.11.11 On view in:Gallery 163