Terracotta statuette of a woman

Greek, South Italian, Tarentine

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 161

This figure may represent a maenad, a follower of Dionysos, god of wine. She wears a wreath of ivy and korymboi (ivy berries), and her garment is draped to leave her right breast bare.

Terracotta statuette of a woman, Terracotta, Greek, South Italian, Tarentine

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