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Fragmentary terracotta relief with two horses from a vase

Early Hellenistic
late 4th–early 3rd century B.C.
Greek, South Italian (Canosan)
H. 4 7/8 in. (12.40 cm)
Credit Line:
Purchase by subscription, 1896
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Traces of black and red paint can be seen on this vase.
Said to be from Tarentum

Canessa, Ercole and Arthur Sambon. 1904. Vases Antiques de Terre Cuite: Collection Canessa, Bibliothèque du Musée. no. 79, p. 23, pl. V, Paris.

Robinson, David Moore. 1917. "A Vase Fragment in the Style of Oltos Used in Restoring a Cylix with a Reminiscence of a Satyr Play." American Journal of Archaeology, 21(2): no. 2, pp. 161ff, fig. 2.

Beazley, John D. 1963[1942]. Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, Vols. 1 and 2, 2nd ed. no. 22, p. 359, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Beazley, John D. 1971. Paralipomena: Additions to Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters and to Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, 2nd ed. no. 19, pp. 840-3, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

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