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Bronze statuette of a woman, perhaps a Hesperid

Period:
Mid-Imperial
Date:
2nd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1927
Accession Number:
27.122.12
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Standing, holding up drapery in left hand; a Roman copy of a Greek original.
Said to be from Egypt

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1928. "Recent Accessions of the Classical Department." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 23 (3): pp. 79-80, fig. 2.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 95, 235, pl. 75c, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Pinney, Gloria Ferrari and Brunilde Sismondo Ridgway. 1979. Aspects of Ancient Greece no. 105, pp. 216-17, Allentown, Penn.: Allentown Art Museum.

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