Terracotta relief of a nereid carrying a cuirass
- Late Classical
- 350–300 B.C.
- Greek, South Italian, Tarentine
- H. 3 1/4 in. (7.62 cm)
Width: 4 5/8 in. (10.16 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. James M. Vaughn Jr. Gift, in memory of Leon Levy, 2003
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The cuirass indicates that the nereid is bringing part of the second set of armor to Achilles. The surface preserves traces of gilding.