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Figurine of man on horseback

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Man on horseback. Traces of red and black.


By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for $ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription

Cypriote, Cypro-Archaic II Period, about 600–475 B.C.


Height x length: 22.5 x 10.1 cm (8 7/8 x 4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Terracotta, Bichrome V ware


The Ancient World