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Ancient Roman Terra Cotta Figure of a Woman

Ancient Roman Terra Cotta Figure of a Woman

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Roman: Sculpture: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1433151
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Emeryville, CA 94608

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Ancient Roman figure of a standing woman sculpted of terra cotta and with traces of slip pigment. In accordance with the fashion of the time, she is in the process of wrapping her breasts in a strophium, rolling the band of linen around her with her right hand while holding it in place with her left. Her lower body is draped in flowing robes tied at her hips. Her hair is appropriately styled and she wears earrings and a bracelet. With custom wooden base.

Age: Roman Empire (27 BC - AD 476)

Dimensions: 12 1/4" high with stand (11 1/4" high figure only)