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Terracotta votive plaque

Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 580–570 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; black-figure
Dimensions:
Overall: 4 3/4 x 1 1/2in. (12.1 x 3.8cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1921
Accession Number:
21.88.81
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
Two facing panthers decorate this small votive offering.
M.E.P. 1923. "Greek Terracottas." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 18(9): pp. 214-5.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1923. "Early Greek Vases." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 18(7): p. 177, fig. 2.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 40, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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