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Terracotta plaque fragment

Period:
Archaic
Date:
late 7th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
Overall: 12 3/4 x 11 5/16 in. (32.4 x 28.7 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1935
Accession Number:
35.11.15
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
This plaque with a protective lion may have decorated a tomb.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1936. "Notes: An Archaic Greek Painting." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 31(5): pp. 116-7.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1942. "Terracotta Plaques from Early Attic Tombs." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 1(1): pp. 83-4, fig. 8.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 31, 186, pl. 26g, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Maffre, Jean-Jacques. 1972. "Collection de l'École française d'Athènes." Bulletin de Correspondance Hellénique, 96(1): p. 72 n. 98.

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