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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1876,0510.1

  • Description

    Bronze figure of a running girl. The bronze rivet surviving in the right foot perhaps suggests that this figure was originally a decorative fixture attached to a vessel or utensil.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 520BC-500BC
  • Production place

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 114 millimetres
    • Width: 90 millimetres
    • Depth: 22 millimetres
    • Weight: 167 grammes
  • Bibliography

    • Bronze 208 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G13/dc2

  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited:

    1990 20 Oct-9 Dec, Japan, Tokyo, Setagaya Art Museum, Treasures of the British Museum, cat. no.110
    1991 5 Jan-20 Feb, Japan, Yamaguchi, Prefectural Museum of Art, Treasures of the British Museum, cat. no.110
    1991 9 Mar-7 May, Japan, Osaka, National Museum of Art, Treasures of the British Museum, cat. no.110
    2008 1 May-12 Jul, Shanghai, The Ancient Olympic Games
    2008 2 Aug-31 Sep, Hong Kong, The Ancient Olympic Games
    2009 2 Apr-13 Oct, Alicante, The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greek Art and Thought
    2010 30 Apr-30 Aug, Seoul, National Museum of Korea, The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greek Art and Thought Exhibited:
    2009 2 Apr-13 Oct, Alicante, The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greek Art and Thought
    2010 30 Apr-30 Aug, Seoul, National Museum of Korea, The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greek Art and Thought 2010-2011 15 Oct-07 Feb, Taipei, The National Palace Museum, The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greek Art and Thought
    2010-2011, 11 Mar-12 Jun, Kobe City Museum, The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greek Art and Thought
    2011, 4 July-25 Sept, Tokyo, The National Museum of Western Art, The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greek Art and Thought
    2011-2012, 25 Oct-12 Feb, Mexico City, National Anthropological Museum, The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greek Art and Thought
    2012-2013 6 Oct-6 Jan, Portland Art Museum, The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greek Art and Thought
    2013, 6 May–6 Oct, Dallas Museum of Art, The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greek Art and Thought
    2014, 21 Feb-9 Jun, Fondation Pierre Gianadda, The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greek Art and Thought
    2014, 2 Aug–9 Nov, Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria, Australia, The Body Beautiful in Greek Art and Thought
    2015, 26 Mar-5 Jul, The British Museum, Defining Beauty: the body in ancient Greek art

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1876

  • Department

    Greek & Roman Antiquities

  • Registration number

    1876,0510.1

COMPASS Image Caption: Figure of a running girl Greek, about 520-500 BC

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COMPASS Image Caption: Figure of a running girl Greek, about 520-500 BC

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