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Terracotta statuette of a woman holding a baby

Period:
Late Hellenistic
Date:
2nd–1st century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Asia Minor, Myrina (?)
Medium:
Terracotta; mold-made
Dimensions:
H. 8 7/16 in. (21.4 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.1729
  • Provenance

    Said to be from the temple of Artemis Paralia at Kition, Cyprus

  • References

    Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 2217.

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