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