Figurine of a dog

Greek, East Greek
Archaic Period


Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale), Sarcophagus No. 87

Dimensions

6.3 cm (2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

84.143

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Figurine of a dog with pointed nose; tail and parts of ears gone. Light brown clay. Sole example of kind found.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); sarcophagus No. 87. 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America