Greek, East Greek
Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale)
2.9 x 4.1 cm (1 1/8 x 1 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Fragment of seated Aphrodite; holds flower to breast with right hand, tresses of hair fall on either side of head. Hand beautifully modeled; cone shaped blossom; archaic; no back remains to show throne; light unglazed
From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey). 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.
Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America