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Shepherd bearing a ram

ca. 540–520 B.C.

Bronze

8.5 × 3.1 × 3 cm (3 3/8 × 1 1/4 × 1 3/16 in.)
Gift of Thomas T. Solley, B.A. 1950
2002.15.12
Status: 
On view*
Culture: 
Greek, Laconian or Corinthian
Period: 
Archaic
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Robin Symes, London; Thomas T. Solley (1924–2006), Bloomington, Ind., to 1977–2002; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

This work appears on our "Antiquities and Archaeological Material with Provenance Documentation Gaps" page.
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2002,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2003): 132.

Susan B. Matheson, “Ancient Greek Bronzes at Yale,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2004): 48, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.