Exhibitions/ Art Object

Bronze statuette of a hound gnawing a bone

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
3rd–2nd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
length 3in. (7.6cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.11.12
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 161
Hound crouching and gnawing an object held in his paws.
Alexander, Christine. 1937. "A Boeotian Cup and a Hellenistic Bronze." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 32(4): pp. 90-1, fig. 1.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 126, 265, pl. 105f, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Mertens, Joan R. 1985. "Greek Bronzes in the Metropolitan Museum of Art." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 43(2): no. 37, p. 55.

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