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Terracotta antefix (roof tile)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
late 6th century B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
6 3/4 x 11 7/8 in. (17.09 x 30.2 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Klaus G. Perls, 1997
Accession Number:
1997.145.2a
  • Description

    Head of a woman with diadem

  • References

    Herrmann, Ariel and Dr. Seán Hemingway. 1997. "Recent Acquisitions, A Selection: 1996-1997." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 55(2): p. 12.

    Picón, Carlos A. 2007. Art of the Classical World in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Greece, Cyprus, Etruria, Rome New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 338, pp. 294, 473.

    Winter, Nancy A. 2009. Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C, Memoirs of the American Academy in Rome. Supplementary Volume 9. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, pp. 438, 490, n. 106 (Type6.C.4.c), (Type 6.F.3.a).

    de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 4.118a, p. 135.

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