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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.: 7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1089
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The variety among terracotta statuettes of draped ladies occurs principally in their hairdos and in the fall of their draperies, with the concomitant play of folds.
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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