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Young man on horseback

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Young man on horseback, with petasos over his back, looking left. Ankle and foot of left leg missing. Probably a votive offering in a tomb. Some restoration. Hound (65.464) part of the group.

Provenance

By 1964: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (said to be from Sicily with 65.464, 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

H. 60 cm (23 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.463

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture