Late Orientalizing or Early Archaic Period
about 600 B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia
Highlights: Classical Art (MFA), p. 101.
Height: 23 cm (9 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)
Female mourning figure. Standing with rubbery arms curved up to touch top of head. Flat ovoid in section, with base slightly splayed and concave. Entire body from neck down and arms to below elbows painted in matt black, as is hair and facial details. Nose chipped. Head and arms in the round. White of the eye in white.
By date unknown: with Peter Vitalis; purchased by MFA from Peter Vitalis, October 11, 1967
Edwin E. Jack Fund