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Terracotta statuette of a standing woman

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
late 4th–early 3rd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, probably Attic
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 8 1/16 in. (20.4 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1907
Accession Number:
07.286.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 158
Weight on left leg, right foot drawn to side. Enveloping mantle from shoulders to right ankle and left calf. Right arm bent, hand beneath mantle pulls cloth down from neck. Left hand at hip, zigzag drapery falls from arm to hem. Rough melon coiffure, with punched chignon at nape. Plaque base.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1908. "Greek and Roman Terracottas in The Metropolitan Museum of Art." The International Studio, 36: pp. 67-72.

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