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Ancient Art

Figurine of horse and rider

n.d.

Terracotta

21.3 × 18 × 4.5 cm (8 3/8 × 7 1/16 × 1 3/4 in.)
The Yale-British School Excavations at Gerasa
1939.453
Geography: 
Excavated in Gerasa, Jordan
Culture: 
Gerasa (Jordan)
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-British School Excavations at Gerasa (Cave on Irbid Road), present-day Jordan, 1928–34; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

C. S. Fisher, “Jerash in the Autumn of 1933,” Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 54 (1934): 12–13.

Lisa R. Brody and Gail Hoffman, eds., Roman in the Provinces: Art on the Periphery of Empire (Chestnut Hill, Mass.: McMullen Museum of Art, 2014), 247, no. 16, pl. 16.

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