Terracotta bull


On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171

Several bull figurines of Base-Ring Ware have been found, mainly in sanctuaries but also in tombs. They date from the Late Cypriot IIC-III periods. They should be distinguished from the Base-Ring Ware rhyta (zoomorphic vases) of the same period, which are found in tombs. Some Base-Ring Ware bull figurines were also found in the Levant.

Terracotta bull, Terracotta, Cypriot

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