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Object Number:MS2250
Current Location: Greece Gallery
Currently On Display
South Italian
Provenience: Italy
Manufacture Location: Apulia
Period: Hellenistic Period
Date Made: 399-300 BCE
Early Date: -399
Late Date: -300
Technique:White Ground
Iconography:Horse Head
Height: 16.5 cm
Length: 27 cm
Depth: 10 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Davis & Harvey (Coleman Estate Sale); Subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897


In form of protome of horse. Behind protome rises a nearly cylindrical neck with a slightly overhanging, simply molded lip. A strap handle with two longitudinal grooves is attached below lip on neck and at base of neck. Horse's head frontal and both front legs are stretched forward in the same position. Intact save for missing ears of horse. Medium brown clay covered with white surfacing worn away in places.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994) View Objects in Exhibition


[Catalogue, Exhibition] Stribling, Nicole, and Schertz, Peter. 2017. The Horse in Ancient Greek Art.. Middleburg. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 102, no. 32View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Brommer, Frank. 1956. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Deutschland Vol. 11, 16: Schloss Fasanerie (Adolphseck).. Munich. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Fasc. 2, pl. 94, no. 3View Objects related to this Type Citation
[Catalogue, Auction] 1897. The Robert H. Coleman Collection of Archaeological Objects. Catalogue.. Philadelphia. Davis and Harvey's Gallery. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 43, no. 254View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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