University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 54-28-77
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Cyprus
Kourion
Sanctuary of Apollo Hylates
Locus: Votive Deposit
Date Made: 2nd half 4th cent. BC
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Terracotta
Height: 16.7cm
Width: 5.2cm
Depth: 12cm
Credit Line:Cyprus Expedition, George H. McFadden, 1954
Other NumberT-480 - Field No SF
2908 - Other Number

Description

Handmade except for face (cast from mold); solid. "Horse (type 33) and rider (one-rowed wreath on band; face worn red paint is preserved on the horse for his halter and stripes down four legs. The mold represents an oval effiminate face with straight mouth incised dor-and-circle irises." Rider's hands on horse's neck. Missing: lower parts of horse's hindlegs; rider's left arm from shoulder to wrist.


Bibliography:

[Book] Young, John H. & Young, Suzanne H. 1955. Terracotta figurines from Kourion. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 135, no. 2908, pl. 37View Objects cited in this Publication

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