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Terracotta statuette

Period:
Imperial
Date:
ca. 2nd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman, Egyptian
Medium:
Terracotta; mold-made
Dimensions:
H.: 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Lucy W. Drexel, 1889
Accession Number:
89.2.2004
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Mold-made statuette of a woman between two caps.
Until 1888, collection of Joseph William Drexel, New York; acquired in 1889, gift of Mrs. Lucy Wharton Drexel.
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1895. The Terracottas and Pottery of the Cesnola Collection of Cypriote Antiquities in Halls 4 and 15. no. 716, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Chapouthier, Fernand. 1935. Les Dioscures au service d'une déesse, étude d'iconographie religieuse. no. 24, pp. 46-47, pl. X, 24, Paris: E. de Boccard.

Lindsay, Jack. 1974. Helen of Troy: woman and goddess. pp. 254-255, London: Constable.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1981–1999. Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vols. 1-8. Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1986. Atherion-Eros, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 3. Dioskouroi, no. 160, Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

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