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Bronze mare and foal

late 8th century B.C.
Overall: 3 7/8 x 2 1/4 x 4 3/4in. (9.8 x 5.7 x 12.1cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Frederick M. Stafford, in memory of Mr. Frederick M. Stafford, 1999
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 151
A mare nursing her foal on a rectangular plinth with three rows of triangles pierced straight through. The forms are cylindrical and rubbery with minimal articulation.
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Mertens, Joan R., Dr. 2000. "Recent Acquisitions, A Selection: 1999-2000." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 58(2): p. 10.

Hemingway, Seán A. 2006. "Horse and Man in Greek Art." Sculpture Review, 55(2): p. 10.

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