c. 400–375 BCE
Location: not on view
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Without stirrups, this rider’s heels turn inward to control his mount by pressing its flanks.


Once mounted with pins upon his horse (now lost), this statuette depicts a young man participating in an equestrian race. The rider’s distinctive equipment is still barely visible: his right hand clutches the base of a goad to urge on his horse, and the first pleat of a cloak, the youth’s only covering, lays over his left shoulder.


c. 400–375 BCE

Greece, perhaps from workshop of Tarentum

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