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Terracotta plaque with a female figure holding a tympanum

Period:
Archaic
Date:
7th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Cretan
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
Overall: 8 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. (20.9 x 5.7 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Gift of Archaeological Institute of America, 1953
Accession Number:
53.5.22
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: pp. 219, 221, fig. 27.

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

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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