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Terracotta dove on a pomegranate

Period:
Late Archaic
Date:
ca. 500–480 B.C.
Culture:
East Greek
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
Other: 5 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 5 in. (14 x 6.4 x 12.7 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Gift of The American Society for the Excavation of Sardis, 1926
Accession Number:
26.164.20
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 156
A bird sitting on a pomegranate, from Sardis.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 70, 211, pl. 51k, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Greenewalt, Crawford H. Jr. 1987. "The Sardis Campaign of 1984." Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research. Supplementary Studies, 25: pp. 37, 49 n. 36.

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