Centaur

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 210–170 B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 066; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 119 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height x length: 4.2 x 5 cm (1 5/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

63.1039

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Centaur with arms tied. Forelegs, hindlegs, and tail broken off. Surface slightly pitted. Brown patina.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr. (according to entry 66 in Greek, Etruscan & Roman Bronzes: found in Asia Minor); gift of Robert E. Hecht to MFA, June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr.