Victory and Athena, terracotta, Greece

Victory and Athena, terracotta, Greece
Dating:400 BC–323 BC
Origin:Greek World, Beotia
Material:Pottery (all types)
Physical:24.5cm. (9.6 in.) - 575 g. (20.3 oz.)

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  This large terracotta statuette presents an allegorical scene in which Athena embraces Victory.

It probably came from Tanagra in the 4th century BC, or perhaps later, at the time of Alexander the Great (336-323 BC).

Bibliography (for this item)

Besques-Mollard, Simone
1950 Tanagra. Braun & Co., Paris, France. (5-9)

Cox, Warren
1945 The Book of Pottery and Porcelain. Crown Publishers, New York, NY. (60-62)

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