Terracotta vase in the form of a bull
- Late Cypriot II
- ca. 1450–1200 B.C.
- H. 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
length 5 5/16 in. (13.5 cm)
- Credit Line:
- The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
- Accession Number:
Cattle were introduced to Cyprus early in the second millennium B.C. Bulls first appear in Cypriot art around 1900 B.C. and thereafter become prominent iconographic symbols, perhaps with religious significance.