Fragment of a terracotta relief of a woman and child
4th century B.C.
Greek, South Italian, Tarentine
H.: 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm)
Other: 5 1/8 in. (13 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1910
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The fragment probably belongs to a larger composition consisting of a reclining man and this group of a woman and child at his feet. The figures have been identified as the god Dionysos, Persephone, and Iakchos.
Said to be from Tarentum
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 98, 238, pl. 78f, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.