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Terracotta architectural tile

Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th century B.C.
Culture:
Lydian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H.: 11 1/4 in. (28.6 x 32.1 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Gift of The American Society for the Excavation of Sardis, 1926
Accession Number:
26.164.16
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
Buff tile with red and black decoration in high relief; lion rearing to right over inverted lotus with a key border.
Excavated at Sardis

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 44, 191, pl. 31b, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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