London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
A GREEK TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF A WOMAN FLEEING FROM A PANTHERESS
CIRCA 2ND CENTURY B.C.
The running female with right arm raised, her head turned back towards the snarling pantheress which is standing on its hind legs pulling down the folds of her himation which are looped around her waist, her hair tied in a top knot and with two tresses flowing out behind, traces of red pigment and white slip, circular vent at back, integral base, repaired
8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm.) high
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