May 4, 2009
May 4, 2009

Horse Head

Horse Head

700s BC

Terracotta

Overall: 8.1 x 6 x 1.9 cm (3 3/16 x 2 3/8 x 3/4 in.)

Gift of Keith P. Smith 1985.178

Location

Did you know?

The backside of this horse head is unworked.

Description

Probably mold-made, this terracotta horse head is finely modeled in high relief, its burnished surface embellished with carefully rendered details such as a textured mane and bared teeth.

See also
Collection: 
GR - Etruscan
Department: 
Greek and Roman Art
Type of artwork: 
Ceramic
Medium: 
Terracotta

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