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Figure of a Goddess

550–530 B.C.

Terracotta

37 x 10 x 7 cm (14 9/16 x 3 15/16 x 2 3/4 in.)
Gift of Jane Davis Doggett, M.F.A. 1956
2003.123.1
Culture: 
Greek
Period: 
Archaic Period
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Said to be from Tarentum. Palladion Antike Kunst, Basel, Katalog 1976, no. 63; Christie's New York, 12 December 2002, lot 23; Jane Davis Doggett, acquired from the above, 2002; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 2003.

Bibliography: 

Erika Simon, The Kurashiki Ninagawa Museum: Greek, Etruscan and Roman Antiquities (Mainz: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 1982), no. 123.

Christie’s New York, New York, Christie’s New York Antiquities Sale 1163, sale cat. (2002), lot 23.

“Acquisitions 2003,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2004): 136–37, 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.