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Fragment of a terracotta antefix

Period:
Late Archaic
Date:
early 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
3 1/16 in. x 5 1/8 in. (7.8 cm x 13 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Museum Accession
Accession Number:
X.381
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The petals of a simple radiating blossom are painted in white over a dark brown background.
de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 4.124, p. 140, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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