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Figurine of a cock

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Stands on a round base; wings raised, head lowered, in attitude of crowing. Beak pierced by a round hole. Encrusted.

Provenance

Hay Collection.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Greek, Late Geometric Period, about 700 B.C. or later

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 012.

Dimensions

4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

72.4449

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture