Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Terracotta statuette of a nude woman

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
3rd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, South Italian, Tarentine
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 7 7/8 in. (20.0 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.227.13
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
This statuette likely represents the goddess Aphrodite.
Said to be from Taranto

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. 1917. Handbook of the Classical Collection. p. 165, fig. 104, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1927. Handbook of the Classical Collection. pp. 202-3, fig. 140, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1930. Handbook of the Classical Collection. pp. 202-3, fig. 140, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 128, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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. 1981–1999. Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vols. 1-8. Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

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. 1984. Aphrodisias-Athena, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 2. Aphrodite, no. 512, Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

Zaccagnino, Cristiana. 1998. Il Thymiaterion nel Mondo Greco: analisi delle fonti, tipologia, impieghi. p. 128, Roma: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

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