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Terracotta statuette of a draped woman

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
mid-3rd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Boeotian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H.: 6 7/16 in. (16.4 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1135
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The play of this lady's drapery is enlivened by her right arm bent under her garment and her left arm held akimbo. Considerable color is preserved on her hair.
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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