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Culture:Greek
Title:Figurine of a Woman
Date Made:4th century BCE (late)
Type:Ceramic
Materials:terracotta
Measurements:Overall: 6 15/16 in x 2 11/16 in; 17.6 cm x 6.8 cm
Accession Number:  AC M.1936.2
Credit Line:Bequest of the William R. Mead (Class of 1867) Estate
M-1936-2.jpg

Label Text:
As is typical of Tanagra figurines, this woman wears a long shift under a linen or wool cloak, wrapped tightly around her body with one side pulled over her head. In her left hand she holds a floral garland, perhaps prepared for a festival or as gift at a shrine or tomb.
PR, 2011

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