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The forepart of a figure of a terracotta horse, with possible indications of a saddle; left front leg complete, the other broken. Solid and probably hand-modelled. Red-brown Nile silt with a dark-grey core, and no apparent mica. Overall white slip; details of eyes and mane, and of harness, in fired-on ceramic colour, mainly dark lines of purple-brown, but also in a muddy yellow-brown on the mane and between some of the lines, forming diagonal stripes.
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Height: 11.91 centimetres (max)
Width: 3.45 centimetres
Depth: 5.08 centimetres (max)
- Curator's comments
- Terracotta IV
Purchased: Greville J. Chester. Acquired at Elephantine.
Late Roman, sixth to seventh century AD.
Comparandum: Near: Palanque 1903: pl. ii:4, from Bawit.
- Not on display
- incomplete - head and forequarters only
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- Egypt and Sudan
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