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Figurine of a horse

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The horse has holes in the back, due to casting. He has an unusually long tail and mane on both sides. Feet missing; considerably corroded.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens: said, & truthfully, to be from the Acropolis.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December, 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Late Archaic or Early Classical Period, about 480 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 060; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 119 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Length: 16.4 cm (6 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7518

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture