From:UC Teece Museum of Classical Antiquities
About this objectTerracotta figurine depicting a horse and rider. The male rider has a pointed beard, but is strangely lacking legs. The horse has an upright head, making it look alert. The figurine was originally covered in a white slip, onto which details like the mane were painted in purple-red colour.
Date MadeMid 6th century BCE
Place MadeGreece; Boeotia
Medium and MaterialsCeramic: Terracotta
Style and IconographyArchaic
Subject and Association KeywordsAnimals in art
Named CollectionThe James Logie Memorial Collection, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Credit LinePurchased, 1955.
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