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Terracotta figurine of a camel carrying transport amphorae

late 2nd–early 3rd century A.D.
Roman, Egyptian
H.: 4 5/8 in. (11.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Lucy W. Drexel, 1889
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
With four amphorae strapped to his back.
Until 1888, collection of Joseph William Drexel, New York; acquired in 1889, gift of Mrs. Lucy Wharton Drexel.
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1895. The Terracottas and Pottery of the Cesnola Collection of Cypriote Antiquities in Halls 4 and 15. no. 779, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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