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At left a biga with charioteer followed by another of which horses, reins, and whip of driver remain.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Smyrna: from Clazomenae.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Archaic Period, about 540 B.C.

Dimensions

Height:12.1 cm (4 3/4 in.); width: 3.7 cm (1 7/16 in.); depth: 21.7 cm (8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.8004

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture