Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Terracotta relief of a warrior dragging a captive

Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 540–520 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Cretan
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
Overall: 8 x 4 3/4in. (20.3 x 12.1cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America, 1953
Accession Number:
53.5.19
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. 225, fig. 39.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 70, 212, pl. 52j, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1979. Greek Art of the Aegean Islands. no. 86, p. 138, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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. 1984. Aphrodisias-Athena, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 2. Astyanax, no. 33, Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

Niemeier, W.-D., O. Pilz, and I. Kaiser. 2013. Kreta in der geometrischen und archaischen Zeit: Akten des Internationalen Kolloquiums am Deutschen Archäologischen Institut, Abteilung Athen, 27.-29. Januar 2006. p. 397, fig. 2, Munich: Hirmer Verlag.

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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