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Rampin Rider, from right

Collection: Athens, Acropolis Museum
Title: Rampin Rider, body
Context: From Athens, Acropolis
Findspot: Excavated at Athens, Acropolis,west of the Erechtheum (in 1886)
Summary: Nude male rider on horse, one of a pair
Object Function: Victory?
Material: Marble
Sculpture Type: Free-standing statue
Category: Separated fragments
Style: High Archaic
Technique: In-the-round
Original or Copy: Original
Date: ca. 550 BC - ca. 540 BC
Dimensions: H. 0.815 m
Scale: Under life-size
Region: Attica
Period: High Archaic
In Whole: Rampin Rider

Condition: Fragmentary

Condition Description: Torso of rider joining small fragment of trunk and lower neck of horse. Head is a cast of the original now in the Louvre, Paris. Fragments of a second horse and rider exist.

Material Description: Island Marble

Sources Used: Brouskari 1974, 55; Ridgway 1977, 140-2; Robertson 1975, 96-8; Stewart 1990, 120; Boardman 1978, 75