Terracotta Statue of a Boy & His Rooster

Illustration

Arienne King
by Metropolitan Museum of Art
published on 04 March 2021
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A Hellenistic statuette of a little boy with a pet rooster or game-cock. Roosters were common pets in ancient Greece, often given to children as playmates, or given to lovers as tokens of affection. Terracotta. 2nd Century BCE, Pontus. Height: 12.5 cm (4 15/16 in). (Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art).

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