Bronze statuette of a bull

Period: Archaic

Date: late 6th century B.C.

Culture: Greek, Boeotian

Medium: Bronze

Dimensions: H.: 1 13/16 x 2 13/16 in. (4.6 x 7.1 cm)

Classification: Bronzes

Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1920

Accession Number: 20.210

Description

The Kabirion of Thebes, where this votive was found, was one of the most important mystery cult centers of the little-known divine Kabeiroi. Bronze bulls such as this were the most common type of dedication to be made there.

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