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Terracotta statuette of a seated goddess

Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 550–500 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Boeotian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
Height: 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1926
Accession Number:
26.60.48
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The headdress with rays suggests that the figure is a goddess.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1928. "Recent Accessions of the Classical Department." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 23 (3): pp. 80–81.

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