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Terracotta statuette of a woman

Period:
Classical
Date:
early 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Corinthian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H.: 4 3/16 in. (10.6 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Gift of Ernest Brummer, 1959
Accession Number:
59.48.14
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The high polos (headdress) may identify the figure as a goddess. She holds a bird and a piece of fruit, following an established Archaic sculptural type.
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