Marble Dog

Roman

1st Century BC- 4th Century AD

Found Alexandria, Egypt

This white marble dog with a brown patina has been carved in the round. There are drill holes and rough chiselling on the base. The figure is prone with his head turned back. There is a strut under the left foreleg.

Source: The Walters Art Museum

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    As a dog lover, I have always found inspiration in pieces like this, not to mention my pets. Here he marble itself is as...
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