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Terracotta statuette of a crouching woman

Period:
Late Classical
Date:
4th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, possibly Attic
Medium:
Terracotta Fabric: fairly fine orange (5 YR 6/6 grayer), with small sparkling inclusions. Slip, paint: white slip, pink and blue paint on drapery, blue-green on headdress. Method of manufacture: moldmade. Back, venting: back probably moldmade; no vent (?), open underneath.
Dimensions:
H. 4 5/8 in. (11.8 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.225.15
Not on view
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1914. "Department of Classical Art Accessions 1913: Vases and Terracottas." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 9 (11): p. 236.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 112, 252, pl. 92e, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1978. Antichnoe iskusstvo iz muzeia Metropoliten, Soedinennye Shtaty Ameriki: Katalog vystavki. no. 72, Moscow: Sovetskii Khudozhnik.

Karoglou, Kyriaki. 2016. "The Collection of Greek Terracotta Figurines at The Metropolitan Museum of Art." Les Carnets de l’ACoSt, 14: n. 25 [p. 8].

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