Figurine of a girl holding a tambourine (tympanon)

Greek
Early Hellenistic Period
about 325 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia, Tanagra

Dimensions

Height: 13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.7860

Medium or Technique

Tanagra terracotta

On View

Greek Classical Gallery (Gallery 215C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Little girl standing with a hoop at her left side. Pink and cream-color on stephane; light reddish-brown on hair; black on eyes; red on lips; traces of blue on chiton. Greenish blue on rim of hoop and red on interior.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Paris, said (& truly) to be from Aegina); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution