Pendant: woman carrying a child


On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170

Statuette of a woman holding child.

This finely carved amber depicts a standing woman carrying a child whose head is now missing. The woman wears a diadem or crown with pointed leaf-like elements, and her hair is defined by delicately indicated striations. She is dressed in a long garment that leaves her arms exposed.

Pendant: woman carrying a child, Amber, Etruscan

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