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Bronze frog

Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 575–550 B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H.: 1 in. (2.5 cm) Other: 2 3/8 in. (6 cm)
Classification:
Miscellaneous-Iron
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1903
Accession Number:
03.23.54
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
This solid-cast frog was probably one of three that once ornamented the adjacent iron tripod (03.23.53).
de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 4.14, p. 59, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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