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Bronze horse

Period:
Geometric
Date:
mid-8th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 3 5/16 in. (8.4 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Gift of the H. L. Bache Foundation, 1969
Accession Number:
69.61.4
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 151
Statuette of a horse.
Metropolitan Museum of Art, Tokyo National Museum, and Kyoto Municipal Museum. 1972. Treasured Masterpieces of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 29, fig. 29, Tokyo: Tokyo National Museum.

Mertens, Joan R. 1985. "Greek Bronzes in the Metropolitan Museum of Art." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 43(2): no. 3, pp. 6, 16-17 .

Zimmerman, Jean-Louis. 1989. Les Chevaux de Bronze dans l'Art Géométrique Grec. COR 5, pp. 330, 341–42, Mayence: Verlag Philipp von Zabern.

Mertens, Joan R. 1998. "Some Long Thoughts on Early Cycladic Sculpture." Metropolitan Museum Journal, 33: pp. 14-5, fig. 14.

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