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Fragment of a terracotta plaque

Period:
Classical or later
Date:
4th century B.C. or later
Culture:
Greek, Cretan
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
3 3/8 in. x 3 in. (8.5 cm x 7.6 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Gift of Archaeological Institute of America, 1953
Accession Number:
53.5.46
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Warrior with shield, helmet, and sword.
From Crete, excavations at Praisos (1893-1894 by Prof. Federico Halbherr for AIA)

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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