Terracotta figure of horse and rider; hand-made with painted detail; the rider has a cylindrical body with a pointed oval face and large nose; he wears a peaked cap or helmet; the horse has a shortened body, short splaying legs, a tall neck with a cylindrical snout and a small crest; around his neck is a breast-plate from which hangs four tassels or bells; buff clay decorated in black and purple paint.

An00425525 001 l

Thing

Made Of
terracotta
Type of Thing
figure
Subject
equestrian
Techniques
handmade, painted

People

Found, Excavated, Collected By
Turner Bequest Excavations, Amathus

Place

Found In
Amathus
Made In
Cyprus

Time

Acquired In
1894
Made
600BC
Period/Culture
Cypro-Archaic II, Cypro-Archaic I

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