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Running hound (companion to 65.463) extended in a gallop, ears back and nose in the air. Rests on hind feet and support under stomach.

Provenance

By 1965: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (said to be from Sicily with 65.463, 65.470, 65.2676-65.2678); purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., April 14, 1965

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund

Greek, Sicilian, Archaic Period, about 510 B.C.

Dimensions

27 cm (10 5/8 in.); Legacy dimension: L. (max.): approximately 0.27 m.

Accession Number

65.464

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture