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Bronze horse

Period:
Geometric
Date:
late 8th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H.: 4 3/8 in. (11 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971
Accession Number:
1972.118.48
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 151
Statuette of a bronze horse with no base. It is broken at the tail and the eyes are hollow.
von Bothmer, Dietrich and René d'Harnoncourt. 1950. Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities: An Exhibition from the Collection of Walter Cummings Baker, Esq. no. 4, p. 7, New York: Walter Cummings Baker.

von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1961. Ancient Art from New York Private Collections: Catalogue of an Exhibition Held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, December, 17, 1959-February 28, 1960. no. 123, p. 32, pl. 43, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Zimmerman, Jean-Louis. 1989. Les Chevaux de Bronze dans l'Art Géométrique Grec. ELI 256, pp. 128, 150, Mayence: Verlag Philipp von Zabern.

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