Rare Ancient Greek Boeotian Votive Pottery Dog Carrying Fish - 350 BC

A charming and most unusual ancient Greek terracotta votive, from Boeotia and dating to the 4th Century BC.

Depicting a four legged animal, likely a dog, stood upright, with pricked ears and carrying two large fish on its back.

A fascinating and very rare piece, likely a votive offering; given to a god in thanks for, or in anticipation of, a favour..

For a similar example in the Louvre, this time with a dog carrying a bird, please see the following link.

 

Rare Ancient Greek Boeotian Votive Pottery Dog Carrying Fish - 350 BC. A charming and most unusual ancient Greek terracotta votive, from Boeotia and dating to the 4th Century BC. Depicting a four legged animal, likely a dog, stood upright, with pricked ears and carrying two large fish on its back. A fascinating and very rare piece, likely a votive offering; given to a god in thanks for, or in anticipation of, a favour.. For a similar example in the Louvre, this time with a dog carrying a bird, please see the following link.  

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