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Terracotta statuette of a draped woman

Period:
Late Classical
Date:
late 4th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, possibly Corinthian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H.: 16 3/16 in. (41.1 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1923
Accession Number:
23.73.3
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
This figure has drawn her garment over her head. Traces of blue color are preserved in the folds between her legs.
M.E.P. 1923. "Greek Terracottas." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 18(9): p. 212, fig. 1.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1950. The Sculpture and Sculptors of the Greeks, 3rd edn. pp. 91, 430, fig. 256, New Haven: Yale University Press.

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