Figurine of seated Aphrodite

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


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

Dimensions

6.3 cm (2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

84.114

Medium or Technique

Terracotta; light gray clay

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Figurine of Aphrodite seated on a throne. Head missing. Compare 84.416, which is larger and more complete.

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