Kore (Primary Title)

Unknown (Artist)

5th century BC
Overall (with base): 7 1/2 × 17 × 5 in. (19.05 × 43.18 × 12.7 cm)
Overall (without base): 7 1/2 × 14 × 5 in. (19.05 × 35.56 × 12.7 cm)
Etruscans mastered the art of producing large-scale terracotta sculpture. These sculptures were often used instead of stone to adorn the roofs of temples as antefixes (attachments that held roof tiles in place) or as acroteria (sculptures placed on the peak or corners of the pediments).
Arthur and Margaret Glasgow Fund
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