Monday, May 9, 2016

Ancient Terracottas in the Getty


The Getty is posting online catalogs of their stuff, including one on ancient terracotta sculptures and figurines. Above, statue of a seated poet, possibly Orpheus.


Figurine of a mourning woman; these were placed in tombs.

Mask of a Satyr.

Above, Adonis altar. Below, heads.






2 comments:

kpgoog said...

My photo of Terra Cotta votive heads at Santa Maria Della Scala, Siena. (National Archaeological museum). Unfortunately they don't have much online. Link: https://twitter.com/reifdoogan/status/668030324404838400

John said...

Cool picture -- thanks.