Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Terracotta statuette of an old nurse and a child

Period:
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic
Date:
4th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Boeotian or Attic
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 3 in. (7.59 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1938
Accession Number:
38.11.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 164
The nurse carries the child on her shoulder.
Alexander, Christine. 1938. "Recent Accessions in the Greek and Roman Department." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 33(2): pp. 51-2, fig. 4.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 112, 252, pl. 92h, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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