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Bronze statuette of a horse

Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 3 in. (7.6 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971
Accession Number:
1972.118.79
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The ears lie forward. Faint indications of a mane are on the left side of the neck. The tail is bent out of shape.
von Bothmer, Dietrich and René d'Harnoncourt. 1950. Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities: An Exhibition from the Collection of Walter Cummings Baker, Esq. no. 31, p. 8, 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. 131, p. 34, pls. 44, 48, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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