Figurine of Aphrodite seated on a throne

Greek, East Greek
Late Archaic Period
about 490–480 B.C.


Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale), Sarcophagus No. 87

Dimensions

10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

84.416

Medium or Technique

Terracotta; local clay of the Troad

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Figurine of Aphrodite seated on a throne with both hands on knees and one breast exposed. Wearing tall, pointed pilos. Right upper corner of throne broken.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); Sarcophagus No. 87. 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America