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Terracotta statuette of a goddess

Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Boeotian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H.: 5 in. (12.7 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1952
Accession Number:
52.11.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The identification of the figure as a goddess comes from the high headdress that she wears.
Karoglou, Kyriaki. 2016. "The Collection of Greek Terracotta Figurines at The Metropolitan Museum of Art." Les Carnets de l’ACoSt, 14: n. 5 [p. 7].

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