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Accession_Number 22.9.8
adlib_title Boeotian figurine
Shape Figurine
Shape_description
Material Terracotta
Fabric Boeotian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 7/6
Decoration Horse and rider - man (?monkey). Solid. Clay pinkish, decorated in black stripes, both vertical and horizontal on horse. Man has a band round waist, arms and back. The top of his head is black.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. In good condition, surface shows little sign of wear except tiny cracks in gloss, and a scratch on the horses back, near hind. Small areas of white deposit on back right horses leg/tail, neck and front right leg and top of riders head.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period
Date 550
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.97.0743.jpg
2002.97.0743.jpg
Front view of the side of a Boeotian figurine, showing a horse and rider.
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2002.97.0744.jpg
2002.97.0744.jpg
Top view of a Boeotian figurine, showing the top of a horse and rider.
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2002.97.0745.jpg
2002.97.0745.jpg
Oblique view of a Boeotian figurine, showing the horse and rider on their side.
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2002.97.0746.jpg
2002.97.0746.jpg
Front view of a Boeotian figurine, showing the side of a horse and rider.
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2004.88.0005.jpg
2004.88.0005.jpg

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2007.02.0012.jpg
2007.02.0012.jpg
Front view of a Boeotian figurine, showing the side of a horse and rider.
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2007.02.0024.jpg
2007.02.0024.jpg
Front view of the side of a Boeotian figurine, showing the interior of the horses legs.
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2011.03.0017.jpg
2011.03.0017.jpg
Front view of the side of a Boeotian figurine , showing the horse and rider.
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Comparanda
Bibliography J. Stubbe Ostergaard, 'Acta Hyperboraea 3' (1991) p.136 G33, and fig.33.
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height H. 11.7; H of man. 4.1
Diameters Max L. 11.4
Handle_height
Other_dims. W. 5.3
Location Warfare
Edited_by Georgina; Kinsey
Date_edited 09.08.2002; 06.01.2006
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