pottery horse

Iberian Painted Pitcher with Horses and Archaic Text, 3rd-2nd Century BC

A terracotta oinochoe or wine-pitcher with bell-shaped body, ribbed neck, trefoil rim and bifid strap handle to the rear; painted decoration including lozenges to the neck band of scrolled tendrils and lozenges to the shoulder, frieze of galloping horses to the body with guilloches, geometric motifs and archaic text, swags and band below.


Black-figure Panathenaic prize amphora with the goddess Athena (top) and a horse race (bottom), attributed to the Leagros Group 

Attic Greece, c. 510 B.C.


Metropolitan Museum of Art