Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Bronze statuette of a shepherd

ca. 525–500 B.C.
Greek, Arcadian
H. 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1943
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 155
Inscribed on the base in Greek "Aineas [dedicated me] to Pan."
Inscription: On the base: "Aineas [dedicated me] to Pan"
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1944. "Five Bronzes Recently Acquired by the Metropolitan Museum." American Journal of Archaeology, 48(1): pp.5–6, figs 11–15.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1946. "Two Archaic Bronze Statuettes." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 4(10): p. 250.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 67, 208, pl. 48h, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1990. Herakles-Kenchrias, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 5. Hermes, no. 265, Zürich: Artemis Verlag.

Bodel, John P. and Stephen Tracy. 1997. Greek and Latin Inscriptions in the USA : A Checklist. p. 192, Rome: The American Academy in Rome.

Lempesē, Angelikē. 2002. To hiero tou Hermē kai tēs Aphroditēs stē Symē Viannou. III Ta Chalkina Anthropomorpha Eidolia, Vol. 3. p. 224, Athens: Hē en Athēnais Archaiologikē Hetaireia.

Calder, Louise. 2011. Cruelty and Sentimentality: Greek Attitudes to Animals, 600-300 BC. no. 10, pp. 16, 166, Oxford: Archaeopress.

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