University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:54-28-69
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Cyprus
Kourion
Sanctuary of Apollo Hylates
Site Name/Number: Kourion
Locus: Votive Deposit
Date Made: late 4th century BC
Late Date: late 4th century BC
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Terracotta
Height: 17 cm
Width: 7.9 cm
Depth: 12.8 cm
Credit Line:Cyprus Expedition, George H. McFadden, 1954
Other Number:T342 - Other Number
2214 - Other Number

Description

Handmade except for face (cast from mold); solid. "Horse (type 57) and rider (helmet B); on left arm, shield cast from shield-mold 3, to which is added a central boss; in upraised right hand, a round stone." Face from "mold 14." Shield decorated with Gorgon mask in relief.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Magic in the Ancient World (16 Apr 2016 - 30 Apr 2017) View Objects in Exhibition
Kourion (Curium) Excavations of the University Museum 1934-1954 (1955 - 1969) View Objects in Exhibition
Classical Gallery: Cyprus (1969 - 1975) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Young, Suzanne H., and Young, John H.. 1955. Terracotta figurines from Kourion.. Philadelphia. University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 106, no. 2214, pl. 33View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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