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Figurine

Protome

Object Number:48-2-136
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:South Italian
Provenience: Tunisia
Carthage
Manufacture Location: South Italy
Date Made: 550-450 BC
Early Date: -550
Late Date: -450
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Horse
Height: 3.3 cm
Width: 2.4 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number:322 - Collector Number
L-2-234 - Old Loan Number

Description

Horse or hippocamp. Green patina. Front legs broken off, and the protome is broken just behind the shoulder. Protome is flat at the back where it was once attached to a vessel. Details of mane, collar and ribs are incised.

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