Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Terracotta statuette of a goddess

Period:
Archaic
Date:
early 6th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Boeotian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 7 7/16 in. (18.9 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Gift of Raymond S. Waldron Jr., 1982
Accession Number:
1982.232
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The tall headdress distinguishes the figure as a goddess.
Karoglou, Kyriaki. 2016. "The Collection of Greek Terracotta Figurines at The Metropolitan Museum of Art." Les Carnets de l’ACoSt, 14: n. 5 [p. 7].

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