Exhibitions/ Art Object

Terracotta figure of a woman

Period:
Archaic
Date:
late 6th–early 5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
15 1/4 x 5 7/8 x 5 in. (38.7 x 14.9 x 12.7 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mrs. Constance Goulandris Gift, in memory of Christos G. Bastis, 2000
Accession Number:
2000.39
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
Figure of an enthroned woman with long hair, round earrings, a diadem and a low polos. A short, cape-like garment covers her upper torso and arms.
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 2000. "One Hundred Thirtieth Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year July 1, 1999 through June 30, 2000." Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 130: p. 18.

Mertens, Joan R. 2002. "An Early Greek Bronze Sphinx Support." Metropolitan Museum Journal, 37: pp. 23-33.

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