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Object Number:B15480
Current Location: Middle East Galleries
Currently On Display
Culture:Greek
Macedonian
Provenience: Iraq
Nippur
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Terracotta
Technique:Painted
Iconography:Greek Rider
Credit Line:Babylonian Expedition to Nippur I-IV, 1888-1900
Other Number:PBS XVI: 264 - Other Number

Description

CBS Register: Clay statuette. Greek rider. wears the Macedonian Causia. Saddle. Reins. Traces of paint. PBS XVI: Greek rider wearing the “causia.” His saddle has a high pommel and back. Head and legs of the horse have been restored.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Middle East Galleries (21 Apr 2018) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Culbertson, Cynthia, and Olsen, Sandra. 2010. A gift from the desert : the art, history, and culture of the Arabian horse.. Lexington. Kentucky Horse Park. pg. 231 p. : col. ill., col. maps Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pg.116/ fig.70View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Legrain, Leon. 1930. Terra-Cottas from Nippur.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Press. ed. Publications of the Babylonian Section. Vol. XVI. pg. 1-52, 445 plates Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 264View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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