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Fragment of a terracotta funerary plaque

late 7th century B.C.
Greek, Attic
Terracotta; black-figure
Overall: 5 5/8 x 9 1/4 in. (14.2 x 23.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1914
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 154
Mourning women

This fragment from a plaque with mourners was probably part of the same series of funerary scenes as the adjacent relief.
Said to be from Olympos, Attica

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1942. "Terracotta Plaques from Early Attic Tombs." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 1(1): pp. 81-4, figs. 4-6.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 31, 186, pl. 26d, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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