Location: On Display in the Greece Gallery

From: Cyprus | Kourion | Sanctuary of Apollo Hylates

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

View All (8) Object Images

Object Number 54-28-46
Current Location Greece Gallery - On Display
Culture Greek
Provenience Cyprus | Kourion | Sanctuary of Apollo Hylates
Site Name Kourion
Locus Votive Deposit
Period Archaic Greek Period
Date Made 6th century BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Terracotta
Iconography Horseman

Handmade, solid, face cast from mold, local Kourion fabric. "Horse (type 31) and rider (low tiara, flaps down, five studs); painted details on white ground." Both hands on horse's neck. Missing: right foreleg, left hindleg, foot on right hindleg, and a part of muzzle of horse; right foot of rider.

Height 17.5 cm
Width 5 cm
Depth 9.7 cm
Credit Line Cyprus Expedition, George H. McFadden, 1954
Other Number T69 - Field No SF | 1539 - Other Number

Report problems and issues to