CBS Register: terracotta figurine blackened by fire, roughly made, Parthian. Rider on horseback.
PBS XVI: Persian rider on horseback modelled by hand. The head is rudimentary, reduced to a nose, a beard and a peaked cap. The horse has a thick mane, a forelock, two pellet eyes, and a long nose. Hand and feet of man and horse are scarcely modelled. The rider has the same erect position as before. The figurine is blackened by fire and melting bitumen.
Babylonian Expedition to Nippur II
|PBS XVI: 246 || - || Other Number|
|B2625 A || - || Other Number|
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Peace Around the World: Toys and Games for All the Ages (08 Dec 1996 - 31 Aug 1997)
[Catalogue] Olsen, Sandra & Culbertson, Cynthia. 2010. A gift from the desert : the art, history, and culture of the Arabian horse. : Page/Fig./Plate: pg.121/ fig.90
You may also be interested in these objects: