Draped Woman standing on a cylindrical base
Greek, East Greek
second half of the 1st century B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Asia Minor, Aeolis, Myrina
Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 091.
31.7 cm (12 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Statuette of a draped woman standing. She is having her right leg placed a little to the front; with her right arm she is lifting her drapery from her right leg and she raises her left arm. She is draped in a chiton and an himation. the chiton is fastened with buttons on her shoulders and the himation is fastened aroun her body and arms but below her elbows. She is wearing a crown (stephane) and her hair in a knot behind. Her shoes are forked.
She is standing on a cylindrical base. The figurine is inscribed on the back between the shoulders with an epsilon E
Traces of cream on flesh; yellow on hair pink on the chiton; black on stephane.
By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Myrina, from the Metaxas Collection in Athens); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution