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Terracotta statuette of a draped, seated youth, wearing a wreath

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
late 4th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Boeotian
Medium:
Terracotta
Fabric: fairly fine orange (2.5 YR 6/6) with small dark and sparkling inclusions.
Slip, paint: white slip, red paint on drapery and hair, pink on face and hair, also on arm and legs; blue on rocky seat and base.
Method of manufacture: moldmade, back and base handmade.
Back, venting: back flat, rectangular vent from chest to feet.
Dimensions:
H. 5 1/16 in. (12.8 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Charles S. Sargent and Mrs. Arthur L. Devens, in memory of their mother, Mrs. James W. Markoe
Accession Number:
62.68.2
Not on view
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