Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Gilt terracotta statuette of a veiled dancer

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
3rd–2nd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Asia Minor, probably Smyrna
Medium:
Terracotta, gold
Dimensions:
H. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1919
Accession Number:
19.192.6
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 164
Statuette of a girl dancing.
McClees, Helen and Christine Alexander. 1933. The Daily Life of the Greeks and Romans: As Illustrated in the Classical Collections, 5th ed. pp. 79-80, fig. 99, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

McClees, Helen and Christine Alexander. 1941. The Daily Life of the Greeks and Romans: As Illustrated in the Classical Collections, 5th ed. pp. 79-80, fig. 99, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 128, 268, pl. 108h, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Karoglou, Kyriaki. 2016. "The Collection of Greek Terracotta Figurines at The Metropolitan Museum of Art." Les Carnets de l’ACoSt, 14: n. 32 [p. 8].

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