Figurine of a girl playing knucklebones

Greek
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
4th century B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia, Tanagra

Dimensions

Height: 12.3 cm (4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7799

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Girl playing astragals. Clad in long, close-fitting chiton; carries a bag in the left hand. Owing to disappearance of color the figure seems nude from the waist up. Traces of white slip. The blue on the garment is modern. Missing: fingers and end of thumb of right hand.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution