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Terracotta statuette of a horse

Period:
Late Classical or Hellenistic
Date:
4th–3rd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, South Italian, Tarentine
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 6 3/4" (17.1 cm) width 2 1/2" (6.4 cm) length 6 3/4" (17.1 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Purchase, Abraham Foundation Gift, 2000
Accession Number:
2000.659
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 161
Statuette of a horse moving forward in a prancing motion indicated by its raised leg and lively rendering of muscles.
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 2001. "One Hundred Thirty-first Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2000 through June 30, 2001." Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 131: p. 19.

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