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Terracotta statuette of a seated woman

Period:
Archaic
Date:
late 6th–early 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 3 15/16 in. (10 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Gift of Henry S. Washington, 1919
Accession Number:
19.45.3
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 156
Seated in frontal pose on armless throne with winged back, feet on low footstool. Hands on knees. Little detail, but breasts indicated. Head is veiled, two rows of curls over forehead.
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