12 December 2002
THE PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION
AN EAST GREEK TERRACOTTA SIMA FRAGMENT
Archaic Period, Circa 530 B.C.
Preserving the left section, molded with a Siren in high relief, her detailed wing upraised, a spiral tendril at the back of her head
10 in. (25.4 cm) high
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