The piece preserves part of the two feet of a figure that was depicted against a red background. The outlines and inner markings that are now white were originally black.
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Richter, Gisela M. A. 1954. Catalogue of Greek Sculptures. no. 21, pp. 17-18, pl. 22e, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1961. The Archaic Gravestones of Attica. pp. 49, 72, fig. 170, London: Phaidon Press.
Lazzarini, Lorenzo and Dr. Clemente Marconi. 2014. "A New Analysis of Major Greek Sculptures in the Metropolitan Museum: Petrological and Stylistic." Metropolitan Museum Journal, 49: p. 127, 129, fig. 31.