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Terracotta statuette of a draped, standing woman

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
3rd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Boeotian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 8 11/16 in. (22.1 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1114
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Much of the polychromy, which was added after firing, is beautifully preserved. The mantle has pink dye and Egyptian blue. There is additional Egyptian blue on the chiton and red for the hair.
Robinson, Edward. 1907. "New Greek and Roman Acquisitions: I. Terracottas." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2(1): p. 7.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1917. Handbook of the Classical Collection. p. 139, fig. 88, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1927. Handbook of the Classical Collection. pp. 177-79, fig. 122, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1930. Handbook of the Classical Collection. pp. 177-79, fig. 122, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Avery, Catherine B. 1972[1962]. The New Century Handbook of Greek Art and Architecture. p. viii, pl. 11, New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts.

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