|Collection:||Paris, Musée du Louvre|
|Title:||Terracotta dog with puppy|
|Context:||Possibly from Tanagra|
|Summary:||Reclining dog and puppy|
|Sculpture Type:||Free-standing statue|
|Original or Copy:||Original|
|Date:||ca. 525 BC - ca. 500 BC|
|Dimensions:||H. 0.06 m; L. 0.013 m|
Subject Description: On a flat rectangular base recline a dog and her puppy, with their foreparts pointing in the same direction; the adult dog (mother?) turns her head to the right, seemingly to look affectionately at her offspring.
Condition Description: Intact, with flaking white slip.
Material Description: light reddish-brown terracotta
Collection History: Acquired by the Louvre in 1900.