12 June 2002
PROPERTY OF PROFESSOR AND MRS. SID PORT
A GREEK TERRACOTTA FEMALE FIGURE
Boeotian, Classical Period, Circa Late 5th Century B.C.
Standing on a high plinth with her right knee slightly bent, wearing a peplos pinned along both shoulders and a low polos over an elaborate arrangement of curls, her left arm at her side, her right raised to her breast, preserving traces of original polychromy over white slip throughout
15½ in. (39.4 cm) high
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For a similar example see fig. 849 in Higgins, Catalogue of the Terracottas in the Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities, British Museum.
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