Terracotta statuette of a hen with chicks
- Late Archaic or Early Classical
- early 5th century B.C.
- Greek, Boeotian
- H. 3 11/16 in. (9.3 cm)
length 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of Brian T. Aitken, 1994
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On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
On rectangular plinth; three chicks on either side of hen's feet; three more between her wings; remains of white slip with traces of red; circular vent cut into hen's breast.