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Terracotta architectural tile

Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th century B.C.
Culture:
Lydian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
Overall: 7 5/8 x 25 1/16in. (19.3 x 63.6cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Gift of The American Society for the Excavation of Sardis, 1926
Accession Number:
26.199.9
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
Fragment of a tile with white slip, red and black pattern in high relief; alternate quadruple palmettes and scrolls in metopes.
Excavated at Sardis

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

Picón, Carlos A. 2007. Art of the Classical World in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Greece, Cyprus, Etruria, Rome no. 44, pp. 58, 417, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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