London, South Kensington
29 April 2010
A CYPRIOT TERRACOTTA CHARIOT
CYPRO-ARCHAIC, CIRCA 7TH-5TH CENTURY B.C.
Pulled by three horses, with alert ears and rounded forelocks, the chariot with two male figures wearing conical headdresses and arms clasped in front, one facing forward with detailed facial features, the second facing towards the rear, on integral base
7 in. (17.7 cm.) high
Acquired by the present owner's father in the early 1960s.
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