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Ancient Art

Terracotta horseman figurine

1st–2nd century A.D.

Terracotta

15.4 × 4.2 cm (6 1/16 × 1 5/8 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1938.4920
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Parthian
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos (Necropolis, Tomb 28), present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Susan B. Downey, Terracotta Figurines and Plaques from Dura-Europos (Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan Press, 2003), 136–38, no. 89, fig. 82.

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.