16 June 2006
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A GREEK TERRACOTTA FEMALE FIGURE
ARCHAIC PERIOD, CIRCA LATE 7TH-EARLY 6TH CENTURY B.C.
Hand-modelled, depicted seated with her short arms projecting forward, with applied ornament including numerous necklaces, the uppermost with a circular pendant, some with disk-shaped terminals, her small feet protruding at the hem of her garment, her pinched face with pellet eyes and thick hair, wearing an elaborate headdress adorned with four large rosettes
7 in. (17.7 cm.) high
European Private Collection, 1988.
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For related examples see pls. XLII-XLIII in Waldstein, The Argive Heraeum.
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