Figurine of man on horseback

Greek, East Greek
Archaic Period


Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale), Sarcophagus

Dimensions

5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

84.160

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Figurine of man on horseback; the mane of the horse is tied to a plume. Missing: legs of horse, except the left hind leg; right leg of man. Rough red clay.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); found in a sarcophagus. 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