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Terracotta plate

Period:
Late Classical
Date:
ca. 350–300 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, South Italian, Apulian
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
H. 3.8 cm. Diameter 16.5 cm.
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1021.210
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Head of a woman

It is worth noting that the woman's head is executed in the red-figure technique, while the surrounding foliage is in silhouette.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1906. "Collection of Greek and Roman Vases." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1(6): pp. 77-80.

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