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Archaic Female Figurine
Archaic Female Figurine
Date:
mid 6th century BC
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
6 1/2 (16.5 cm)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Culture/People:
Greek
Accession Number:
55110
Acquisition Date:
1936-07-16
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Gift of M. H. de Young Endowment Fund

Standing female figure with flattened, stylised body slightly flaring at its base, with stumpy arms outstretched and folded inwards, wearing a peplos. The small bird-like face surmounted by a large volute, attached to the front of her flaring polos. Decoration in red-brown glaze.

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