Fragment of a terracotta plaque
- 7th century B.C.
- Greek, Cretan
- 3 in. x 1 5/8 in. (7.6 cm x 4.1 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America, 1953
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Upper body of a youth in a long garment
The head illustrates, in almost exaggerated fashion, the so-called Daidalic style of the second half of the seventh century B.C. It is characterized by the stepped treatment of the hair and the large eye(s).