26 - 27 October 2004
A GREEK TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF AN APE
MIDDLE OR SECOND HALF OF 5TH CENTURY B.C., PROBABLY RHODIAN
The ape sits with legs extended out in front, arms bent and held to the sides, with head tilted down to the left with downcast eyes
3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm.) high
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Animals, 1981, I, no. 122.
It has been suggested that the ape may originally have sat in a boat or the bottom of a wagon or cart.
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