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Terracotta statuette of a draped woman

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
3rd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Boeotian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
Other: 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1923
Accession Number:
23.73.4
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Although virtually all of her decorated surface is lost, this figure is noteworthy for the large size and sharp detail.
Said to be from Akarnania

M.E.P. 1923. "Greek Terracottas." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 18(9): p. 213.

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