Figurine of a woman in a transparent mantle

Greek
Hellenistic Period
3rd century B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia, Tanagra

Dimensions

Height: 28.5 cm (11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.7812

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Standing woman, himation over head as veil; wears petasos; right hand held just under chin. Her mantle is soft, and clinging to her body, in contrast with previous heavier clothing. Her waist is small, shoulders narrow.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution