Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Tanagra figurine
  • Italy
  • Tanagra figurine, late 300s–200s BCE, Hellenistic period (323–146 BCE)
  • Where object was made: Apulia, Magna Græcia (present-day Italy)
  • terracotta
  • Object Height: 18.4 cm
    Object Height: 7 1/4 in
  • Bequest of Alice Rohe
  • On view: Loo Gallery, 401, C2
  • 1958.0091
Label Text

Standing figure in drapery in a contrapposto stance. Drapery is vertical from the waist down and is diagonal drawing from the proper right shoulder of figure and ending in the proper left hand near the figure's left hip. Head is broken at neck.