Three-legged animal

Early Aegean, Helladic
Bronze Age, Late Helladic III B-C Period
about 13th–12th century B.C.


Dimensions

5.1 x 2.7 x 6.5 cm (2 x 1 1/16 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.711

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Mycenaean three-legged, stout-bodied animal with bird-like neck and head, and broad flat tail. Pale clay with reddish-brown stripes.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., November 12, 1959, for $ 70.00

Credit Line

Classical Department Purchase Fund