Bronze beetle Artist: Unknown

ca. 750 B.C.

Ancient Art

On view, 1st floor, Ancient Art
Medium

Bronze, solid cast; body, legs, and base cast separately

Dimensions

1 1/16 × 7/8 × 1 9/16 in. (2.7 × 2.3 × 4 cm)
base: 9/16 × 1 5/16 × 1 1/8 in. (1.5 × 3.4 × 2.9 cm)

Credit Line

Stephen Carlton Clark, B.A. 1903, Fund

Accession Number

1981.1.2

Culture
Period

Geometric

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

McAlpine Ancient Art, London; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 1981.
Bibliography
  • Susan B. Matheson, "Ancient Greek Bronzes at Yale," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2004), 46, ill
  • Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 260, ill
  • "Acquisitions 1981," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 38, no. 3 (Winter 1983), 70
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