Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Fragmentary terracotta statuette of a woman with a kithara

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
3rd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, South Italian, Tarentine
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 4 9/16 in. (11.6 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1912
Accession Number:
12.232.15
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Fragmented upper body of a woman holding a kithara in her left arm.
Said to be from Taranto

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1913. "Department of Classical Art: The Accessions of 1912--Sculptures, Terracottas, and Miscellaneous Objects." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 8 (8): p. 177.

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