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Terracotta statuette of a draped woman

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
3rd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Boeotian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H.: 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1168
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
There is considerable color preserved in the lady's hair, and in her left hand, she holds a fan.
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.

Karoglou, Kyriaki. 2016. "The Collection of Greek Terracotta Figurines at The Metropolitan Museum of Art." Les Carnets de l’ACoSt, 14: p. 5, n. 26 [p. 8], fig. 8a.

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