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Terracotta figurines of horses, from the so-called "Stipe dei cavallucci" ("votive deposit of the little horses") in contrada Sant'Anna at Medma (or Mesma, Μέδμη, Μέδμα, Μέσμα: Pleiades; PECS-Perseus; en.wikipedia), attributed to a cult of Athena Hippias.

The deposit, dated between the 6th and 4th cs. BCE, was excavated by Paolo Orsi in 1914.

 

Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria

From Medma, loc. Calderazzo, in Calabria/Magna Graecia

(ancient Medma/Mesma, Μέδμη, Μέδμα, Μέσμα: Pleiades; PECS-Perseus; Wikipedia; it.wikipedia).

Ca. 500-480 BCE

 

Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

On loan from the Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria (inv. 2893 31.2010).

From Medma, loc. Calderazzo, in Calabria/Magna Graecia

(ancient Medma/Mesma, Μέδμη, Μέδμα, Μέσμα: Pleiades; PECS-Perseus; Wikipedia; it.wikipedia).

Ca. 500-480 BCE

 

Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

On loan from the Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria (inv. 2893 31.2010).

From Medma, loc. Calderazzo, in Calabria/Magna Graecia

(ancient Medma/Mesma, Μέδμη, Μέδμα, Μέσμα: Pleiades; PECS-Perseus; Wikipedia; it.wikipedia).

Ca. 500-480 BCE

 

Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

On loan from the Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria (inv. 2893 31.2010).

From Medma, loc. Calderazzo, in Calabria/Magna Graecia

(ancient Medma/Mesma, Μέδμη, Μέδμα, Μέσμα: Pleiades; PECS-Perseus; Wikipedia; it.wikipedia).

Ca. 500-450 BCE

 

Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

On loan from the Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria (inv. 1127 32.2010).

From Medma, votive deposit at loc. Calderazzo, in Calabria/Magna Graecia (ancient Medma/Mesma, Μέδμη, Μέδμα, Μέσμα: Pleiades; PECS-Perseus; Wikipedia; it.wikipedia).

Early 5th c. BCE

 

In the exhibit "Principi ed Eroi della Basilicata Antica,"

Museo Archeologico Nazionale della Basilicata "Dinu Adamesteanu"

Palazzo Loffredo, Potenza

Terracotta male heads from Medma (or Mesma, Μέδμη, Μέδμα, Μέσμα: Pleiades; PECS-Perseus; en.wikipedia).

L-R: Bearded male head wearing pointed cap, perhaps a priest or easterner, mid 5th c. BCE, from the Calderazzo sanctuary at Medma.

Bearded male head wearing a Corinthian helmet, perhaps a hero, first half of the 4th c. BCE

Bearded male head

 

Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria

Architectural terracottas, among them a Silenus-head antefix from Medma (or Mesma, Μέδμη, Μέδμα, Μέσμα: Pleiades; PECS-Perseus; en.wikipedia) and a monumental female-head antefix of unspecified provenance.