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Figurine of a dog

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Figurine of a dog with pointed nose; tail and parts of ears gone. Light brown clay. Sole example of kind found.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); sarcophagus No. 87. 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America

Greek, East Greek, Archaic Period,

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Dimensions

6.3 cm (2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

84.143

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture