Tamara Talbot Rice
ANCIENT ARTS OF
Parthian terracotta relief of a rider
Illustration 73, p87 in Tamara Talbot Rice, Ancient Arts of Central Asia, 1965
73 Relief: Parthian rider. Terracotta. H. 5⅞″ (14.8). Musée du Louvre. Photo: Archives Photographiques
73 This Parthian terracotta relief of a rider, like the works of both Scythian and Sassanian artists, succeeds in conveying a sense of rapid movement,
yet it is less stylized than works of the former schools and thus more realistic
Back to the smaller image of this Parthian terracotta relief of a rider, Musée du Louvre.