Fragment of a terracotta plaque
- late 5th century B.C.
- 7 1/4 in. x 4 1/2 in. (18.4 cm x 11.4 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America, 1953
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On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The figure belongs to the type commonly known as a kalathiskos dancer. The identification comes from the headdress and may refer to performances at a festival in honor of Apollo known as the Karneia.