Terracotta antefix (roof tile)

Period: Archaic

Date: ca. 625–600 B.C.

Culture: Greek, South Italian

Medium: Terracotta

Dimensions: Overall: 7 3/4 x 8 7/8in. (19.7 x 22.6cm)

Classification: Terracottas

Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1922

Accession Number: 22.139.56

Description

This antefix in the form of a female head comes from the ancient city of Matauros, a Lokrian colony in southern Italy.

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