Greek Statuette of an Emaciated Woman

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Illustration

Arienne King
by Metropolitan Museum of Art
published on 21 March 2020
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A Greek statuette of an emaciated woman from Smyrna, Asia Minor. The woman depicted has an emaciated, skeletal frame and distended belly. Her pose, dress, and youthful hairstyle indicates that she is a young woman suffering from a debilitating illness.Terracotta, 1st Century BCE.(Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York).

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Art, M. M. o. (2020, March 21). Greek Statuette of an Emaciated Woman. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/12030/greek-statuette-of-an-emaciated-woman/

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Art, Metropolitan Museum of. "Greek Statuette of an Emaciated Woman." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 21, 2020. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/12030/greek-statuette-of-an-emaciated-woman/.

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Art, Metropolitan Museum of. "Greek Statuette of an Emaciated Woman." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 21 Mar 2020. Web. 03 Aug 2021.