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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:
13.227.14
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
This statuette likely represents the goddess Aphrodite.
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. p. 128, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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