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Terracotta statuette of a deer

Period:
Archaic
Date:
late 6th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 4 7/16 in. (11.3 cm) Base 1 7/8 x 3 7/8 in. (4.8 x 8.8 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.11.13
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Traces of paint can be seen on this statuette: yellow on the plinth and on the deer; red on all four feet, on the nose, and inside the ears.
von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1964. Guide to the Collections: Greek and Roman Art. pp. 10-2, fig. 13, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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