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Crouching dog

Collection: Athens, Acropolis Museum
Title: Acropolis Crouching Dog
Context: From Athens, Acropolis
Findspot: Found at Athens, Acropolis
Summary: Crouching dog
Material: Marble
Sculpture Type: Free-standing statue
Category: Statuary group
Style: Late Archaic
Date: ca. 520 BC

H pres. 0.51m, L pres. 1.25m

Scale: Life-size
Region: Attica
Period: High Archaic

Subject Description:

Crouching dog, perhaps stalking its prey. One of a pair (the second is poorly preserved), perhaps associated with the sanctuary of Artemis Brauronia.

Collection History:

Found south of the Parthenon.

Sources Used:

Brouskari 1974, 57-58.