Terracotta statuette of a woman with raised arms

Terracotta; wheel-made and mold-made | 22.2 x 22.2cm | c. 600-480 B.C.

Unknown Artist

The pose of the figure is a time-honored one connected with worship or prayer. It is impossible to be sure whether the statuette shows a deity or a worshipper.

Credit: The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Object: 74.51.1612

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