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Bronze horseman

Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 500 B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H.: 2 7/16 in. (6.2 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Funds from various donors, 1923
Accession Number:
23.46
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 157
The rider wears a cuirass (body armor) and a Corinthian helmet.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1923. "Classical Bronzes: Recent Accessions." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 18(3): pp. 73-4, fig. 3.

McClees, Helen and Christine Alexander. 1933. The Daily Life of the Greeks and Romans: As Illustrated in the Classical Collections, 5th ed. p. 110, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

McClees, Helen and Christine Alexander. 1941. The Daily Life of the Greeks and Romans: As Illustrated in the Classical Collections, 5th ed. p. 110, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 67, 209, pl. 49f, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1980. The Horses of San Marco: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, February 1-June 1, 1980, New York. no. 11, p. 4, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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