Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Vladimir Naikhin
Statuette of a horse
Greece
Geometric Period, 8th century BCE
Bronze
H: 7.5; W: 5.5; D: 2.2 cm
Bequest of Norbert Schimmel, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: 91.71.320
 
 
Similar horse statuettes with riders have been found in sanctuaries in Greece.


Exhibition:
Ancient Art: The Norbert Schimmel Collection, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1977
Gods and Mortals: Selected Objects from the Norbert Schimmel Collection, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 17/05/1992 - 31/10/1992

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir