London, South Kensington
14 May 2002
A CYPRIOT BICHROME WARE HORSE AND RIDER
CYPRO-ARCHAIC, CIRCA 6TH CENTURY B.C.
The bearded rider wearing conical headdress, his arms forward holding the horse's upright neck, the horse with flat forelock between the ears, rider unattached, 5 in. (12.7 cm.) high; a Bichrome Ware figure of a horse, similar, red and black stripes across its neck, with three leg supports; two others, one with rear leg restored, the other with back legs missing, 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) high max.; and another figure of a horse and rider, restored, 3 7/8 in. (10 cm.) high, all Cypro-Archaic, circa 6th Century B.C. (5)
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The Art of Ancient Cyprus, p. 181, pl. 210a (item one) and p. 207, pl. 237 (items two and three).
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