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Terracotta plaque with a striding male figure

Period:
Archaic
Date:
7th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Cretan
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
Overall: 5 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. (13.9 x 4.4 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America, 1953
Accession Number:
53.5.11
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
Excavated at Praisos, on Crete
From Crete, excavations at Praisos (1893-1894 by Federico Halbherr for AIA)

Dohan, Edith Hall. 1930–1931. "Archaic Cretan Terracottas in America." Metropolitan Museum Studies, 3: p. 213, fig. 10.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 29, 178, pl. 18b, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1979. Greek Art of the Aegean Islands. no. 84, p. 137, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Karoglou, Kyriaki. 2016. "The Collection of Greek Terracotta Figurines at The Metropolitan Museum of Art." Les Carnets de l’ACoSt, 14: n. 3 [p. 7].

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