Location: On Display in the Greece Gallery

From: Italy | Genoa

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS2250
Current Location Greece Gallery - On Display
Culture Apulian | South Italian
Provenience Italy | Genoa
Manufacture Location Apulia
Period Hellenistic Period
Date Made 399-300 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Technique White Ground
Iconography Horse Head

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.

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

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