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Fragment of a terracotta relief

Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 600 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
Overall: 16 9/16 x 9 13/16 x 1 7/16in. (42 x 25 x 3.7cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Samuel D. Lee Fund, 1942
Accession Number:
42.11.33
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
The name Achilles and that of a fallen Amazon (Airia?) are inscribed on this relief.
Inscription: The name Achilles and taht of a fallen Amazon (Airia?) inscribed.
Said to be from Athens

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1942. "Terracotta Plaques from Early Attic Tombs." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 1(1): pp. 85-9, figs. 9-14.

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

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1981–1999. Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vols. 1-8. Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1981. Aara-Aphlad, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 1. Achilleus, no. 720; Amazones, no. 169, Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1988. Eros-Herakles, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 4. Gorgo, Gorgones, no. 165, Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1994. Oidipous-Theseus, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 7. Penthesileia, no. 9, Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

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