Terracotta statuette of a rooster

Terracotta; mold-made | 7.6 x 7.6cm | 2nd-1st century B.C. (?)

Unknown Artist

The figurine is mold-made in two molds and is hollow. There is a small vent underneath the body. It has short legs, wings in relief, and applied pellets for the eyes and wattles.

Credit: The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
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