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Terracotta vase in the form of a woman holding a bird

Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th century B.C.
Culture:
East Greek
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 10 1/4 in. (26 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. F. F. Beer, 1954
Accession Number:
54.151
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
It is interesting to note that this is a figural type that was used both as a statuette and as a vase.
Ducat, Jean. 1966. Les Vases plastiques rhodiens archaïques en terre cuite. p. 64 n. 38(1), Paris: E. de Boccard.

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