Figurine of a woman, Phi B type

Early Aegean, Helladic
Bronze Age, Late Helladic III A Period
about 1300 B.C.


Dimensions

11.7 x 4.8 cm (4 5/8 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1986.508

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Round body, fairly low waist and slender stem. Body is thin, with long applied plait running down the spine. Hair decorated with horizontal lines which contrast the wavy vertical lines of the back. Buff clay and slip with reddish-brown paint.

Provenance

By date unknown: Betty Bartlett McAndrew Collection; bequest of Betty Bartlett McAndrew to MFA, October 22, 1986

Credit Line

Bequest of Betty Bartlett McAndrew