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Bronze shepherd

Period:
Archaic
Date:
2nd half of 6th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Arcadian
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 4 in. (10.1 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1908
Accession Number:
08.258.7
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
The shepherd's cloak is fastened with a large pin. An inscription on the base reads: "Phauleas dedicated [it] to Pan."
Inscription: Inscribed on the base: "Phauleas dedicated me to Pan"
Found near Andritsena, in Arkadia

Robinson, Edward. 1909. "The Department of Classical Art: The Accessions of 1908--III Bronzes." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 4(4): pp. 78, 81, fig. 4.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 59, pp. 39-40, New York: Gilliss Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1946. "Two Archaic Bronze Statuettes." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 4(10): p. 250.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 67, 208, pl. 48g, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Hübinger, Ulrich. 1993. "Bronzestatuetten aus dem 'Pan'-Heiligtum am Südabhang des Lykaion." Sculpture from Arcadia and Laconia : proceedings of an international conference held at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, April 10-14, 1992, Dr. Olga Palagia and William Coulson, eds. p. 25 n. 7, Oxford: Oxbow Books.

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