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Terracotta relief with the head and neck of a woman

Period:
Classical
Date:
1st half of 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, probably Rhodian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mrs. Helen H. Mertens Gift, 1961
Accession Number:
61.11.7
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The figure is elaborately dressed, with earrings and a diadem as well as a veil.
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