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Terracotta statuette of a nude, seated boy, wearing a wreath

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
ca. 315–285 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Boeotian
Medium:
Terracotta Fabric: fairly fine light orange (7.5 YR 6/6, paler) with very small dark and sparkling inclusions. Slip, paint: white slip, pink paint on flesh, blue on base. Method of manufacture: moldmade. Back, venting: back moldmade, detailed, rectangular vent in seat.
Dimensions:
H. 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1907
Accession Number:
07.286.28
Not on view
Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1990. Herakles-Kenchrias, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 5. Hermes, no. 829, Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

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