Figurine of a horse
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
about 480 B.C.
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 060; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 119 (additional published references).
Length: 16.4 cm (6 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The horse has holes in the back, due to casting. He has an unusually long tail and mane on both sides. Feet missing; considerably corroded.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens: said, & truthfully, to be from the Acropolis.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December, 1901
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution