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Ancient Art

Terracotta female antefix

ca. 520 B.C.

Terracotta, with traces of overall white/beige slip

20.5 × 14 × 13.3 cm (8 1/16 × 5 1/2 × 5 1/4 in.)
Collection of Mary C. and James W. Fosburgh, B.A. 1933, M.A. 1935
1979.14.32
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Etruscan
Period: 
Archaic
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

ex. coll. Mathias Komor, New York; James Whitney Fosburgh; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 1979.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1979,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 38, no. 1 (Fall 1980): 67.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 264, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.