Ancient Art

Female figurine, Psi type

ca. 1300 B.C.

Terracotta, solid, with added reddish-brown slip

11.8 x 5.9 x 1.8 cm (4 5/8 x 2 5/16 x 11/16 in.)
Purchased with gifts from Ruth Elizabeth White and the Squibb Corporation
1989.71.1
Culture: 
Greek, Mycenaean
Period: 
Late Bronze Age, Late Helladic
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
On view*
Provenance: 

Collection Horst Wagner, Berlin; sale of the above, Galerie Gunter Puhze, Freiburg, Germany; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 1989.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1989,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1990): 122, ill.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 259, ill.

“Catalogue of the Exhibition ‘An Obsession with Fortune: Tyche in Greek and Roman Art’,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1994): 110, no. 15.

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