Model of two boys wrestling

Description
Figurine of two young boys wrestling, which was a very popular Greek sport for men as it combined skill and physical fitness. The figurine is made of painted terracotta and measures approximately 10cm high.
It belonged to Lieutenant Colonel Montague who collected over 800 classical archaeological objects, which he bequeathed to the museum on his death.
Accession Loan No.
5/1946/512
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
model of two boys wrestling
Simple Name
figurine
Full Name
figurine in the form of two boys wrestling
Dimensions
whole W 76 mm; whole height 82 mm; whole depth 34 mm
Cultural Group
Greek
Period Classification
Hellenistic - 336-146 BC
Family Group

Material
pottery; terracotta; pigment
Collector / Excavator
Montague, LAD, Lieutenant Colonel
Collection Country
Greece?
Collection Area Region
Southern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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