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Terracotta antefix (roof tile)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 500 B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
Other: 6 × 6 1/4 × 2 1/2 in. (15.2 × 15.9 × 6.4 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Purchase, Christos G. Bastis Gift, 1954
Accession Number:
54.11.3
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 172
Life-size; from the eave of a building.
Karoglou, Kyriaki. 2018. "Dangerous Beauty : Medusa in Classical Art." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 75(3): p. 12, fig. 12a.

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