Figurine of a veiled woman

Greek
late Classical Period
early 4th century


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia, Tanagra

Dimensions

21 cm (8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

87.405

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Statuette of woman standing, mantle held extended by right hand. Long curls on neck. Slight traces of a red band around the neck. On a low molded circular base.

Provenance

By 1887: Francis Amory Jr. Collection (according to MFA Register of Pottery and Porcelain: "Found at Tanagra, Boiotia at the depth of 3 1/2 m."); gift of Francis Amory Jr. to MFA, November 21, 1887

Credit Line

Gift of Francis Amory