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Terracotta statuette of a woman

Period:
Late Classical
Date:
4th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Corinthian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1907
Accession Number:
07.286.20
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 158
Woman standing frontally, with weight on right leg, draped in a mantle from shoulders to knees, covering her right arm completely. Her left wrist and hand extended from drapery. Hair parted at center, gathered at nape into three long, spreading locks.
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