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Terracotta doe

Period:
Classical
Date:
4th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Boeotian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H.: 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Frank Knox, 1953
Accession Number:
53.192.4
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 157
The long-established tradition in Boeotia of working clay is evident in the ease with which the figure is modeled and the expressiveness manifest in the simple forms.
von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1964. Guide to the Collections: Greek and Roman Art. pp. 10–12, fig. 13, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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