Fragment of a terracotta plaque


On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171

Dancing woman

The figure belongs to the type commonly known as a kalathiskos dancer. The identification comes from the headdress and may refer to performances at a festival in honor of Apollo known as the Karneia.

Fragment of a terracotta plaque, Terracotta, Greek

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