About this object

History of use

For cult or funerary purposes.


Mycenaean Period.

Physical description

Bull figure, consisting of mottled red, fairly grainy clay, full of white limestone particles and fine silver mica. White slip with remnants of black paint. The bull has two grooves on either side of neck, pellets for eyes, grooves on front of head. Ears and tail made separately and applied. There is a circular hole in the bottom of the stomach.