Horse's head

Near Eastern, Persian, Parthian or Sasanian
about A.D. 200–500


Dimensions

L. (max.) 0.11 m.

Accession Number

61.1234

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Horse’s head, ears laid forward. Mane indicated by chevrons and thin strands. Halter over head in front of ears (?). Stylized details. Broken at neck and across lower jaw.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Rowland, Jr. Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Rowland, Jr. to MFA, December 13, 1961

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Rowland, Jr.