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Terracotta plaque of a sphinx

Period:
Late Archaic
Date:
1st half of 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Corinthian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 4 in (10.2 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Museum Accession
Accession Number:
X.189
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
This small plaque may have been intended as a votary.
Stillwell, Agnes Newhall. 1948–1984. The Potters' Quarter: The Terracottas, Corinth, Vol. 15, Pt. 2. p. 159 n. 4, Princeton: American School of Classical Studies at Athens.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 211, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Clairmont, Christoph W. 1993. Classical Attic Tombstones, Vol. 3. p. 70 n. 30, pl. 51, Kilchberg: Akanthus.

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