Roman Statue of Dogs Playing

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Illustration

Arienne King
by British Museum
published on 04 March 2021

A 2nd Century CE Roman statue group of two sighthounds playing. The statue group was discovered in 1774 CE in Monte Cagniolo, Italy. The group was once nicknamed "The Townley Greyhounds", after their owner Charles Townley. However, the dogs depicted are not proper greyhounds. Now in the collection of the British Museum.

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