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FRAGMENT: TWO HARNESSED HORSES WALKING LEFT

Terracotta

Height: 15cm
Width: 23cm

Museum number: M1161.F

Vermeule catalogue number: Vermeule 465help-vermeule-catalogue-number

Curatorial note

A fragment showing a profiled view of two bridled and harnessed horses walking left; the cart reins extend up to the right beyond the irregularly broken edge.

Compare von Rohden1 a fragment in Rome, which is a quadriga (a two-wheeled chariot drawn by four horses abreast) viewed similarly, in triumphal procession.

1 H. Von Rohden and H. Winnefeld, Die antiken Terracotten, vol. IV. 1,2, (Architektomische römische Tonreliefs der Kaiserzeit) p. 135, fig. 525.

Provenance help-art-provenance

See Vermeule 459.


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