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Fragment of a terracotta plaque

Period:
Archaic
Date:
7th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Cretan
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
4 1/4 in. x 2 in. (10.7 cm x 5 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America, 1953
Accession Number:
53.5.27
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Frontal, apparently nude, female figure wearing a high polos (headgear).
Crete, Praisos 1893-1894 by Prof. Federico Halbherr for AIA

Dohan, Edith Hall. 1930–1931. "Archaic Cretan Terracottas in America." Metropolitan Museum Studies, 3: pp. 219-20, fig. 23.

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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