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Terracotta statuette of a goat

Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 525–500 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Boeotian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
Other: 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Fried Gift, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.11.13
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Of all the regions of mainland Greece during the Archaic and early Classical period, Boeotia was particularly active in the production of terracotta statuettes. Representations of animals figure prominently.
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1979. "One Hundred Ninth Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year July 1, 1978 through June 30, 1979." Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 109: p. 34.

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