Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Terracotta statuette of a seated woman

Period:
Archaic
Date:
early 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, probably Attic
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H.: 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1115
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The figure may be a goddess because she is seated. She seems to hold a small animal in her right hand.
Said to be from Tanagra

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1950. The Sculpture and Sculptors of the Greeks, 3rd edn. pp. 60, 365, fig. 63, New Haven: Yale University Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 70, 211, pl. 51h, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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