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Reproduction of a terracotta figure of a girl on a swing

Emile Gilliéron fils, 1921

Period:
Late Minoan I
Date:
ca. 1600–1450 B.C.
Culture:
Minoan
Medium:
painted plaster and string
Dimensions:
Overall: 6 5/16 in. (16 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1922
Accession Number:
22.51.1
  • Description

    Excavated 1902 at Agia Triadha, Crete.

    E. Gillieron, fils traveled to Agia Triadha to undertake the restoration of the original statuette for the Italian School of Archaeology in the summer of 1921. He made this copy for the Metropolitan Museum at the same time.

    The original is in the Herakleion Archaeological Museum, Crete.

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