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Cosmetic vase in the shape of a priestess

East Greek, Gela, 6th BC.

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The young woman wears a light tunique, finely pleated on the front, which she holds a piece in her right hand. Her left hand is folded on her chest. Her hair divided in long strands falling on the shoulders, the chest and on the back. Her features are delicate.

Terracotta. Visible lacks, scratchs on the lip, slight recess on the back of the head.
H : 18,4 cm
Literature: Alexander, Christine. 1930. "A Recently Acquired Terra Cotta Statuette." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 25(11): pp. 242-44, fig. 1-4.
E.Langlotz, M.Hirmer : The Art of Magna Graecia, Thames & Hudson, pl. 21.
Catalogue Mémoire de la beauté, galerie La Reine Margot, 1987, n°37.

Parallels:
Metropolitan Museum of Art, inv. n° 30.11.6.
Les terres cuites grecques: photographies de Sougez, Jean Charbonneaux, Louis Reynaud, Paris,1936, p. 8.

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