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Terracotta statuette of a youth

Period: Classical
Date: mid to late 5th century B.C.
Culture: Greek, Boeotian
Medium: Terracotta Fabric: tan (10 YR 7/4, darker), fairly coarse, with small gray, white, and sparkling inclusions, voids. Slip, paint: white slip, red paint on flesh and hair. Method of manufacture: moldmade, hollow, probably all in one mold. Back, venting: back handmade, not detailed; long rectangular vent from waist to calves.
Dimensions: H. 7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm)
Classification: Terracottas
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Lucy W. Drexel, 1889
Accession Number: 89.2.2028

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