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Bronze doe

Period:
Classical
Date:
2nd half of the 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H.: 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1907
Accession Number:
07.286.106
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 157
Deer are an attribute of Artemis, the goddess of the hunt. This statuette may have been offered as a dedication in a sanctuary.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1908. "New Accessions in the Classical Department: V. Miscellaneous Bronzes." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 3(5): no. 6, pp. 89-90, fig. 3.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 96, pp. 63-64, New York: Gilliss Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 95, 235, pl. 75e, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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