Exhibitions/ Art Object

Bronze goat

Period:
Archaic
Date:
late 6th–early 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 2 15/16 in. (7.4 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Funds from various donors, 1920
Accession Number:
20.181
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 155
The goat may have been made as an independent figure and offered in a sanctuary as a dedication. More likely, it originally served as an attachment to a vessel.
Said to be from Asia Minor

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1927. Handbook of the Classical Collection. pp. 75-76, fig. 45, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1930. Handbook of the Classical Collection. pp. 75-76, fig. 45, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1950. The Sculpture and Sculptors of the Greeks, 3rd edn. pp. 113, 466, fig. 361, New Haven: Yale University Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 51, 196, pl. 36h, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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