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Enthroned Boeotian terracotta goddess, 5th century BC

Enthroned Boeotian terracotta goddess, 5th century BC


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Sculpture: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1320381
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Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
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The diademed goddess seats on a block-shaped throne and wears a heavy cloak drawn over her head. Her hands rest on her knees; the feet are placed together.
For an almost identical piece cf. lot no. 37 in: P. C. Bol. Bildwerke aus Terrakotta aus mykenischer bis römischer Zeit. Melsungen 1986.
Terracotta
Boeotian, 5th century BC
H. 8.7 cm (3.4 in)
Fine condition. Minor spalling on the surface. Encrusted with sinter deposits. Remains of white pigment.
Schuler Auktionen Zurich (Switzerland), June 2011.

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