Open daily, 10am–5pm, Free

419 Great King Street Dunedin, New Zealand

Otago Museum is open in Level 1. We are using NZ Covid Tracer or Rippl for contact tracing, please download, or use our Wi-Fi on arrival.

Figure, Animal, D2008.10

Physical Description

Bronze cast of a male animal (potentially a cow or ox?). Appears to have been made with a mould overlaid with small cylinders of metal and then hammered to make a complete layer. Floral design on knees, shoulders and rump. Wearing halter, with a ?bowl on top of head. Two large horns protrude above the ears. Decoration down spine. Quite long tail, obvious genitals.

Provenance

Locality:

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 157 x 163 x 69mm

All Rights Reserved