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Illustration (see bottom of this page for the backside of this statuette): Bronze statuette, 9.56 cm high; width across knees 5.59 cm. depth 2.9 cm. Note casting bubble in his left eye. Date: 530-520 BCE. A small tag below each foot indicates attachment to something esle, probably a tripod or a stand (perhaps appropriately for a wine container). Possibly from a workshop in the Peloponnesos. (From The Centaur's Smile, The Human Animal in Early Greek Art, J. Michael OPadgett, ed. Yale Univ.