From Egypt; Probably from Middle Egypt, Hermopolis (Ashmunein; Khemenu); Probably originally from Amarna (Akhetaten)
H. 23.2 cm (9 1/8 in); w. 49.5 cm (19 1/2 in)
Gift of Norbert Schimmel, 1985
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 131
These horses are shown running free, their movements so wild that one animal is charging in the opposite direction. The smaller scale of the animal at the bottom suggests that another part of the herd was shown below.
Norbert Schimmel Collection, by 1964, published and exhibited frequently from that time. Donated to the Museum by Mr. Schimmel, 1985.