Terracotta head of a woman

Greek, Tarentine

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 162

This terracotta head showcases the mastery of Tarentine coroplastic art. It belonged to a life-size statue of a goddess, or alternatively a female attendant- a funerary statue type common in the late Classical period.

Terracotta head of a woman, Terracotta, Greek, Tarentine

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