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Terracotta statuette of a woman

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
late 4th–early 3rd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1908
Accession Number:
08.258.33
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 158
Weight is on her right leg, her left foot drawn to the side. She wears an enveloping mantle from her shoulders to her right hip and left calf. Her right hand grasps the left wrist over her abdomen with head tilted sharply.
Robinson, Edward. 1909. "The Department of Classical Art: The Accessions of 1908--V Miscellaneous." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 4(7): p. 129.

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