Figurine of man on horseback

Cypriote
Cypro-Archaic I Period
about 750–600 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x length: 22.5 x 10.1 cm (8 7/8 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

72.140

Medium or Technique

Terracotta, Bichrome IV ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Man on horseback. Traces of red and black.

Provenance

By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for
$ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription