Figurine of a seated infant girl

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 330–310 B.C.


Dimensions

Overall: 5.8 x 5.5 cm (2 5/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

02.38

Medium or Technique

Tanagra terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

A seated infant dressed in a high-belted sleveless chiton looks up and reaches our her arms asking to be picked up. Her hair is arranged in a melon-coiffure circled by a braid.

Traces of white color; right arm from above elbow missing.

Provenance

By 1902: in the Estate of Mrs. Susan C. Warren; Anonymous gift to MFA, March 1902

Credit Line

Anonymous gift