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Bronze horse

mid-8th century B.C.
H. 3 7/16 in. (8.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 151
The ears are upright and curve towards the mane. The eyes are indicated by small projections. The base is perforated.
von Bothmer, Dietrich and René d'Harnoncourt. 1950. Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities: An Exhibition from the Collection of Walter Cummings Baker, Esq. no. 5, 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. 126, pp. 32-33, pl. 42, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Hill, Dorothy Kent. 1980. "Four Bronzes in the Hirshhorn Museum." American Journal of Archaeology, 84(1): p. 90 n. 1.

Mertens, Joan R. 1985. "Greek Bronzes in the Metropolitan Museum of Art." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 43(2): no. 4, pp. 6, 16-17.

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