Fragmentary relief of Kastor and his horse

Greek, South Italian


Dimensions

46.5 cm (18 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7981

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragmentary relief of Kastor and his horse. Grayish color on background; traces of flesh color on body of Kastor. Missing: head of horse, left foreleg, and hind quarters; the head, shoulders, both feet, and right arm of Kastor.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought at Taranto. I believe it came from a sanctuary . . .about a mile & a half or two miles along the road eastwards from the modern canal.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution