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Terracotta statuette of a draped woman

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
early 3rd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 5 15/16 in. (15.1 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1081
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The figure is holding up her garment with both hands at waist level, and she appears to be wearing shoes.
Said to be from Tanagra

Robinson, Edward. 1907. "New Greek and Roman Acquisitions: I. Terracottas." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2(1): pp. 5-9.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1908. "Greek and Roman Terracottas in The Metropolitan Museum of Art." The International Studio, 36: pp. 67-72.

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