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Bronze statuette of a woman

Period:
Archaic
Date:
7th century B.C. or later
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H.: 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1924
Accession Number:
24.97.86
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Only the upper part of the figure is ancient. It is characteristic of the style known as Daedalic, which is particularly well attested in Crete, in parts of the Peloponnesos including Lakonia, as well as in southern Italy and Ionia.
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