Terracotta statuette of a Black African youth

Greek, Rhodian

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171

The figurine is mold-made and hollow. The back is mold-made. A very similar figurine from Kameiros, in the British Museum, is dated to the mid-fifth century B.C. on the basis of the pose.

Terracotta statuette of a Black African youth, Terracotta, Greek, Rhodian

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